( FACTOID: Great Gray Owl is a very large owl, documented as the world's largest species of owl. Tthey are distributed across the Northern Hemisphere. In some areas it is also called Phantom of the North Owl, Spectral Owl, Lapland Owl, Spruce Owl, Bearded Owl,and Sooty Owl.)
Wild long eared Owl chick ~ These are wild long eared owls.. not captive!! I heard a young owl calling & went to investigate. Two chicks were sitting in the open at the edge of a hedgerow, allowing some very close up images.