IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
Christopher L. Wood
A huge owl of the boreal forest and western mountains, the Great Gray Owl feeds on rather small rodent prey.
Consider putting up a nest box to attract a breeding pair. Make sure you put it up well before breeding season. Attach a guard to keep predators from raiding eggs and young. Find out more about nest boxes on our Attract Birds pages. You'll find plans for building a nest box of the appropriate size on our All About Birdhouses site.
Dissecting the food web: an owl pellet investigation, Birdsleuth
Boreal Birds Need Half: A Look At The Numbers Behind The Conservation Campaign, Living Bird, Summer 2015.
Raptors and Rat Poison, Living Bird, Summer 2015.
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