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Snowy Owl
2006-08-17 16:12:56

The Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) is a large owl of the typical owl family Strigidae. It is also known in North America as the Arctic Owl or the Great White Owl. They are normally found in the northern circumpolar regions above latitude 60 degrees north, although due to population fluctuations in its prey species, they have been known to relocate and breed at more southerly latitudes. They have...

Eurasian Eagle Owl
2006-08-17 16:00:42

The Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) is a species of horned owl resident to much of Europe and Asia. It is largely nocturnal and is found in mountains and forests with cliffs and rocky areas. It usually nests on cliff ledges. The Eagle Owl is the largest species of owl with a wingspan up to 79 inches and weighing as much as 9 pounds, in comparison the Barn Owl weighs about 17.5 ounces. Their...

Great Horned Owl
2005-06-09 11:54:12

The Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) is a very large owl found in wooded or heavily shrubbed areas across North America and parts of South America. They are permanent residents, but may wander after the nesting season. Adults have large ear tufts, a reddish face, a white patch on the throat, and yellow eyes. The ear tufts are not actually ears, but just tufts of fur. The underparts are...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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