|Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre|
For more information about
birds and wildlife in England, please visit
|Origin:||Above the Tropic of Cancer.|
|Habitat:||Wide open tundra with rocky outcrops.|
|Nesting:||A shallow hollow in the ground, on a slightly raised site, lined with a few strands of grass or feathers. Usually lays 4-9 white eggs in May.|
|The Snowy Owl has thick white plummage, startling yellow eyes and a black beak. The male is completely white and the female has black speckling. To protect it from the cold, it has feathers on its legs and toes. It is approximately 58 cms (23 inches) in length and feeds on lemmings, rabbits and other small mammals.|
To protect it from the cold,
it has feathers on its legs and toes
Do you need more information about Owls?
Take a look at our Bookstore where you can order excellent reference books.
|Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre,
Leaplish Waterside Park,
Telephone: +44 (0)1434-250400
Web Site designed and created by Discover IT (UK) Ltd