Northern Hawk Owl

Surnia ulula


About the Author(s)

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Jim Duncan received a B.Sc. in Zoology from the University of Guelph (1982), B.Ed. in Biology/Chemistry from Queen's University (1983), and a M.Sc. from McGill University (1985) for research on American Kestrels. He then obtained a Ph.D. (1992 University of Manitoba) for research on Great Gray Owl breeding dispersal. Currently he is a Zoologist with the Manitoba Conservation Data Centre. Address: Box 24, Wildlife Branch, Manitoba Department of Natural Resources, 200 Saulteaux Crescent, Winnipeg, MB R3J 3W3. E-mail: .

Patricia Duncan obtained a B.Sc. in Zoology from the University of Manitoba in 1986. In addition to writing many articles on Northern Hawk Owls and other birds of prey, including federal Canadian conservation status assessments, she is also an accomplished artist. Patricia and Jim continue their owl research efforts in Manitoba and northern Minnesota with the assistance of their young children, Connor and Brooke. Address: Box 253, Balmoral, MB R0C 0H0.

Recommended Citation

Duncan, J. R. and P. A. Duncan (2014). Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.