Snowy Owl

This Beautiful Gallery Is For Owl Lovers

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing any type of owl in the Only Owls Photo contest with chances to win a Sigma …

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Starving snowy owl fighting for life on side of freeway

Winter is the best season for birding

While the days may be cold and gray and the last thing most of us want to do is spend any length of time outdoors, winter is one of the best seasons …

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Did Harry Potter Create A Demand For Pet Owls In The UK?

Scientists examine whether Harry Potter books and films drove a dramatic rise in the number of owls entering the pet trade in the UK<p>Are you a fan of the Harry Potter books or films? If so, then you are familiar with Hedwig the inscrutable snowy owl, who was Harry’s loyal companion as well as his …

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Rare snowy owls spotted in Colorado are drawing crowds beyond the birding community

The first of the snowy owls were spotted in Colorado in December, so birder Susan Perry was a bit late to the game, but she didn’t miss the …

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Understanding the Nomadic Habits of Snowy Owls

Across the United States this winter, many birders and nature enthusiasts have been lucky enough to spot snowy owls. While these irruptions always …

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Video captures showdown between snowy owl and red fox on Ontario pier

A video capturing a showdown between a snowy owl and a red fox in Cobourg, Ont., has gone viral.<p>Town spokesperson Ashley Purdy says on the morning of …

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Caught on cam: Fox and snowy owl meet at night

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‘The human heart will not just walk away’ — majestic snowy owl returns to the wild

CLOSE<p>Scott Diehl releases a snowy owl back into the wild north of Port Washington. Diehl is the wildlife rehabilitation center director at Wisconsin …

We asked for your best photos of frozen soap bubbles—and wow, did you deliver

PopSci readers made their own DIY ice orbs<p>When most people experience a cold snap, they huddle indoors. But you, dear <i>Popular Science</i> readers—you venture out for a little DIY.<p>During the winter, Canadian photographer Chris Ratzlaff ventures into the great outdoors to photograph soap bubbles as they …

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Pitchers and catchers report in a month, but a snowy owl is already at Great American Ball Park

CLOSE<p>Ashley Albright stopped when she saw an injured bird on the road, and comforted it while she took it to a rescue group for help. (Video courtesy …

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Arctic Fox and Snowy Owl Filmed Doing Strange 'Dance'—But Why?

Is it play or predation? Experts weigh in on a curious video of two Arctic denizens meeting on the snowy tundra.<p>Tourists in Hudson Bay, Canada, are usually most eager to see polar bears. But in November of 2012, it was a snowy owl and an Arctic fox that stole the show.<p>Over the course of about a …

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01-09: NEWS: Arctic ookpik boom sees many snowy owls head south this winter

NEWS: Around the Arctic January 09, 2018 - 9:30 am<p>Arctic ookpik boom sees many snowy owls head south this winter<p>"Snowies" have been seen in …

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Snowy owl rescued from truck grille in Regina

When a driver traveling south of Regina saw an owl fly in front of her Tahoe truck, she expected the worst.<p>But, when she pulled over to investigate …

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Tu-whit, tu-whoo! 5 adorable British owls and the best places to see them

1: Barn Owl<p>The barn owl is the ghost caught in the car headlights, the sci-fi orb which floats across the field. It is an owl of open, permanent …

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Bird sightings

<i>Recent bird sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society:</i><p>Notable reports last week included a Ross’s goose in Boston at Harbor Point …

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Snowy Owl classed as Vulnerable for the first time

Climate change may be affecting the availability of the Snowy Owl's prey<p>Striking, widespread and widely recognised, thanks in part to the Harry …

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Whoo to turn to? Regina wildlife centre caring for snowy owl stuck in SUV grille

REGINA — A snowy owl that was hit and then got stuck in the grille of an SUV is recovering at a wildlife centre in Regina.<p>Megan Lawrence, director of …

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Michigan airport's goggle-wearing, wildlife-control dog dies

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A dog that gained internet fame for chasing critters off a Michigan airport’s runways has died after a yearlong fight with …

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Cape May’s Visiting Admiral: Higbee the Snowy Owl

After a long-distance flight from a remote northern tundra, a visitor touched down on a sandy stretch of Cape May coastline, not too far from the …

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Piper, the Goggle-Wearing Michigan Runway Dog, Has Died

Tails are wagging at half-mast across the US this week in honor of Piper, the wildlife-control dog and viral sensation who died Wednesday.<p>Known for …

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Saint Nick the snowy owl makes daring prison escape

Saint Nick successfully broke out of prison this Christmas Day, but if you have images of a jolly old man in a red suit attempting to scale the …

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Photo: Snowy owl is the picture of perfection

<b>Our striking photo of the day comes from the snowy wilds of Canada.</b><p>The patience and dedication of wildlife and nature photographers knows no bounds. …

Sustainability

Only two of 17 snowy owls rescued have survived: rehab centre

Of the 17 snowy owls that have been taken to a Manitoba rehab centre since the end of October, there are only two survivors.<p>One owl was released …

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Snowy owl rescued from SUV grille in Regina

The woman phoned Saskatchewan's environment ministry and a conservation officer quickly contacted Lawrence, who keeps rescue gear inside her car.<p>"He …

Birds

Number of injured snowy owls soars at Manitoba wildlife refuge

Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre took in 16 snowy owls by end of December; most winters they get a few<p>The snow has been on the ground less than …

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After rare snowy owl sighting in Westminster, experts say more could follow

DENVER – Snowy owls are not usually seen in Colorado, but that changed earlier this week when a Denver7 viewer spotted one in Westminster.<p>Dave …

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2018 Is the Year of the Bird

Join the National Audubon Society, National Geographic, BirdLife International, and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in a yearlong celebration of birds.<p>…

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Snowy owls appear in some familiar spots in NC – and in some you wouldn’t expect

Bird lovers may want to keep their cameras handy for a rare opportunity this winter.<p>Snowy owl sightings have been reported several times from the …

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13 facts about the splendid snowy owl

<b>In which we praise these glorious birds of prey.</b><p>From the mighty ostrich to the wee bee hummingbird, members of the avian class large and small all …

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