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I have heard that the Golden Eagle and the Great Horned are the strongest and fiercest birds in the world, is that true, or are there really greater birds than them? And who really is the Greatest Bird?


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That is an almost impossible question to answer, since there are different ways of measuring strength. There are certainly much larger birds than owls, or even eagles, such as condors and non-predatory birds like ostriches. Of North American owls, according to the Audubon Encyclopedia of Birds, snowy owls are heaviest, great horned and snowy the "most powerful." Bald eagles are the largest resident eagles of N.A., harpy eagles are the largest in the world.

J. Elliott


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