great gray owl

noun
a large, dish-faced, gray owl, Strix nebulosa, of northern North America and western Eurasia, having streaked and barred plumage.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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great gray owl

noun
large dish-faced owl of northern North America and western Eurasia [syn: great grey owl
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Visit the owl pages to read a general overview of the great gray owl and listen to its calls.
At night, campers may hear a chorus of howling coyotes, accompanied by the deep hooting of the endangered great gray owl.
Two of the largest migrants are the snowy owl and the great gray owl.
Great gray owl are possible on the west side, plus bald eagle and osprey nest at the lake.
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