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Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: information 1 Animalia: pictures Animalia: specimens Animalia: sounds Animalia: maps Snowy owls utilize sight, sound and touch to communicate and perceive their environment. They sometimes hop and run, and in rare instances they can even swim. They also try to distract the predator to keep it away from the nest. Females weigh to grams, and males weigh to grams. Snowy owls usually breed between May and September. Aves: information 1 Aves: pictures Aves: specimens Aves: sounds
The owls deftly snatch their quarry with their sharp talons. Diet is no information available regarding the snowy range food snowy owl. Once the chicks are 5 — 7 weeks old and will be ready to fly and fend for themselves. Breeding season Snowy owls breed between May and September. Surprise Me. Web snowy owls display an impressive 4- to 5-foot wingspan.