Dendroica - Guest Version | Lists:  CAN  Exclude: Rare | Non-breeding      

Snowy Owl - Bubo scandiacus

Photo: Rick Leche; Adult;
Song: Song is a soft, repeated hoot. Commonly heard call is a high-pitched, drawn-out descending scream. Similar cadence to typical Buteo scream calls but Snowy Owl's is weaker and scratchier. Also emits a high-pitched chirping and various barking sounds.
Sound: Monty Brigham (Bird Sounds of Canada); Adult; Call;


Range Maps:



Number of species: 439

Select a species

Government of Canada (Opens in a new window.)
Return to top of page