Largest Owl in North America?

What is the second largest owl in North America?

The Great Horned Owl is the second largest owl in North America, exceeded only by the Snowy (Nyctea scandiaca). Unlike this close relative though, there are many subspecies across the continent, each of which can be identified by specific colour variations.

What is the largest owl in the world?

The Blakiston fish owl (Bubo Blakistoni) is the world’s largest – and one of the rarest – owl species, with an impressive 6 foot (2 meter) wingspan.

How tall is the tallest owl?

The European race of the eagle owl (Bubo bubo) is the world’s largest owl with an average length of 66-71 cm (26-28 in), a weight of 1.6-4 kg (3 lb 8 oz – 8 lb 13 oz) and a wingspan of more than 1.5 m (5 ft). It has been known to abduct small cats and other animals.