Slaguggla

Giant Bird of Northern Europe. Etymology: Swedish, "strike owl." Physical description: Large owl. Wingspan, 10 feet.

Behavior: Can lift prey as large as a reindeer calf.

Distribution: Northern Sweden. Possible explanation: The Ural owl (Strix uralensis), although its wingspan is little more than 2 feet, is indeed called the "strike owl" because of its tendency to strike out at anything it encounters.

Sources: Karl Shuker, "Big Birds in Scandinavia," Fortean Times, no. 139 (November 2000): 23; Karl Shuker, "Scandinavian 'Big Birds' Update," Fortean Times, no. 141 (January 2001): 23.

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