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SNOWY OWL . . . (FRANCE, RHONE-ALPES, ANNONAY, PEAUGRES)

This magnificent bird is widely sought after by birdwatchers and nature-enthusiasts alike, due to its impressive appearance.

It is one of the largest owls, native to Arctic regions of North America and Eurasia, classified in the Strigidae family, with the scientific name “Bubo scandiacus”

The snowy owl is also the official bird of the Canadian province of Quebec.

  

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Uploaded on June 26, 2012