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  • Standing at two to three feet in height, the Great Gray Owl is the largest owl in North America.
  • Avid birders set up a dry erase board where visitors could record their sightings of the Great Gray Owl.
  • Residents of the far north, these birds are rare in New England, with the last sighting said to be in Massachusetts nearly 20 years ago.
  • The Great Gray Owl uses nests created by other birds in large trees with dense foliage and has declined over the years due to habitat loss.
  • Aside from their large size, tell-tale markings of the Great Gray Owl include their dark gray color, white and gray bars and yellow eyes.
  • Birders from the local community and beyond come to visit the Lubberland Creek Preserve to see the feathered celebrity.
  • Great Gray Owls feed on small rodents like mice and rats, as well as rabbits and weasels.
  • Great Gray Owls can often be found perched on trees and fence posts when hunting.
  • The Great Gray Owl at Lubberland Creek.
  • The Great Gray Owl at Lubberland Creek.
  • The Great Gray Owl at Lubberland Creek.
  • The Great Gray Owl at Lubberland Creek.
  • The Great Gray Owl at Lubberland Creek.
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