Snowy Owl

20 Shots That Are So Insanely Perfect, You May Get Jealous You Didn’t Take Them

Destin Sparks is an award-winning landscape photographer from Australia who said, “Photography is the story I fail to put into words.” And we …

Lake Michigan

New York state expands popular grassland bird area

New York is buying 180 acres to expand a wildlife area that's a popular destination for birders looking for snowy owls and other rare birds of …

Birds

“He had decided to call her Hedwig, a name he had found in A History of Magic”

Builder <b>spacehopper</b>’s digital LEGO version of Hedwig finds Harry Potter’s snowy owl elegantly perched on what I hope is a copy of <i>A History of Magic</i>. …

Shades of Grey

Harry Potter fans vie for top Muggle title

If you know what day Harry Potter was born and what spell is needed to create light, you'd have had a good shot at winning the Harry Potter (Movies) …

Harry Potter

Beset By A Disk Of Radiating Feathers

Barn owl, crossing the air over the road,<br>dangerous softness of the owl allowing<br>silent approach, favorite bird of Minerva,<br>feeding on mice and small …

Nature

New Hertel Avenue coffee shop opens - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By James Fink <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Jul 18, 2018, 6:10am EDT<p>A new coffee shop has arrived on Hertel Avenue. Roots Coffee & Tea is opening …

Buffalo

Roots Coffee and Tea is a Good Fit for Hertel

A new coffee and tea shop will be opening on Hertel Avenue, tomorrow (Wednesday, July 18) at 7am. Roots Coffee and Tea will be taking over the former …

Buffalo

Bird sightings across the region

Recent bird sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society:<p>Early-migrating shorebirds are arriving on New England beaches in good …

Birds

Snowy Owl Makes Unexpected Visit at New York City Jail

A correction officer at Rikers Island found the bird, Lorax, after seeing it land near a laundry facility for one of the island’s jails<p>Snowy owls normally spend their summers in the Arctic, but on Monday one of the white-feathered raptors was discovered in an unlikely location: a courtyard at New …

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Rare snowy owl found in famed New York City jail

A New York City correction officer on Sunday discovered a snowy owl in a courtyard at the famed jail, Rikers Island, The New York Times reported.<p>The city has just experienced a heat wave and it is unclear how the native to the Arctic tundra ended up there. The Wild Bird Fund, a nonprofit that …

Birds

An Unusual Jailbird Is Found at Rikers Island: A Snowy Owl

It is not often that New Yorkers are graced with the sight of a snowy owl, especially in the middle of a July heat wave.<p>It is rarer still when that sighting occurs not in the grasslands of the Rockaways or Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, but in the decidedly less hospitable environment known as …

New York City

Wayward Snowy Owl Found Stranded on Rikers Island

By this time of year, snowy owls should be munching on lemmings in the Arctic. Instead, one was found on Monday in a courtyard on Rikers Island, on a day when temperatures in New York were well into the 90's. According to the Department of Correction, workers put the wayward bird in a ventilated …

Birds

bird sightings

<i>Recent bird sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society:</i><p>Last week’s highlight was a brown pelican at Eel Point on Nantucket, which …

Boston

Backyard Birds II

1 of 5<p>A snowy owl named Hedwig was a birthday present given to the main character in which of the following book series?<p>2 of 5<p>With whom did Carly …

Carly Simon

Good Evening Shetland Wednesday 6th June 2018

The number of food parcels being given out in Shetland reaches a record high, more money from the Scottish Government for mental health workers in …

Scottish Government

Snowy owl found in Wellfleet Harbor dies from rodenticide poisoning

A snowy owl found in Wellfleet Harbor died Friday morning, after suffering from severe rodenticide poisoning, animal care officials said.<p>A passerby …

Cape Cod

Lego's Harry Potter BrickHeadz Are Going to Avada Kedavra You With Cuteness

Lego is about to take its biggest bite yet out of Funko’s domination of the adorably-deformed, collectible figurine market with the addition of its …

Lego

Devoted animal lover rescues snowy owl, sends it off for rehab

A Prince Edward Island woman has rescued a snowy owl and is hoping it will recover in Nova Scotia before taking flight once again.<p>Candy Gallant — a …

Birds

Forty Percent of the World’s Bird Populations Are in Decline, New Study Finds

About one in eight bird species is threatened with global extinction due to factors such as the expansion of agriculture, logging, invasive species, …

Research

A snowy owl was rescued in Iowa in November. Nursed back to health, watch its release.

ELMWOOD, Neb. — A snowy owl found starving along a southwest Iowa highway has been nursed back to health at recovery centers in Nebraska and …

Birds

Snowy owl found starving is released after help from Nebraska, Minnesota raptor centers

Raptor centers in Nebraska and Minnesota teamed up to help save a starving snowy owl found far from home.<p>The owl was found along a highway in …

Birds

Nature up close: Snowy owls down south

<i>By "Sunday Morning" contributing videographer Judy Lehmberg.</i><p>The excitement within the Fort Worth, Texas, birding community was tangible several weeks …

Birds

Plum Island Pink House

This picturesque abandoned home is the ultimate spite house.<p>This abandoned house looms over a salt marsh, its pale pink paint looking like a mirror …

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Connelly: After 111 years, Wenatchee World seeks, finds buyer

The Wenatchee World, owned for 111 years by the Woods family, has been sold to Arizona-based Wick Communications, a sale announced Thursday to …

Columbia River

Injured snowy owl flies free near Calgary

After 46 days in care, the snowy owl which had flown into a power line and suffered from soft tissue damage and trauma to both eyes, was ready to go …

Wildlife

Snowy owl spotted in Canada

A beautiful snowy owl glides inches above the snow as it hunts for voles in Ottawa Ontario, Canada. Photo: VCG<p>The owl’s dark markings on its feathers …

News (China)

Snowy's back: Owl rescued from Dieppe street flies free

A snowy owl found dazed and in need of help last November has been returned to the wild just in time for its migration north.<p>The regal bird, the …

Birds

We asked Toronto’s most fanatical snowy owl spotters to tell us their best birding stories

"A snowy owl just say there, turning its head to look at us. It was the most goosebump-y thing I’ve ever seen"

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Norfolk snowy owl attracts Harry Potter fans and birdwatchers

<b>A "Harry Potter" owl, of the same species as the post-carrying Hedwig in the wizard films, has made a rare appearance in Norfolk.</b><p>Hundreds of bird watchers and some Potter fans visited RSPB Titchwell Marsh and RSPB Snettisham to catch a glimpse of the Arctic snowy owl.<p>It was first seen on Friday at …

Harry Potter

Another Tagged New Jersey Snowy Owl Has Been Found Dead

Hereford, who was just tagged a month ago, was found in some tidal marshes off Stone Harbor.<p>STONE HARBOR, NJ - Hereford, one of the "Jersey Boys" …

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