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A very dark Great Gray Owl. During the winter of 2004-2005 northern Minnesota experienced an amazing influx or northern owls. At least 5,000 were likely wintering in the state. One group saw over 200 different Great Gray Owls in a single day! The Sax-Zim, MN Christmas Bird Count recorded 60 Great Grays! [Winter 2004-2005; near Superior Landfill, Wisconsin Point, Superior, Wisconsin]