Snowy Owls


The Northern U.S. is in the middle of a considerable Snowy Owl invasion (they are appearing in more southerly locations across the U.S. as well). Read more about the sightings and what may be causing them in this article written by our eBird team:

reprinted from YardMap from Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Check out this great video to learn more about this mysterious and beautiful bird.

How I would love to see one in my yard!

About Eliza Waters

Gardener, writer, photographer, naturalist
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3 Responses to Snowy Owls

  1. Eva PoeteX says:

    What a magnificent bird! 🙂

  2. Robbie says:

    Just beautiful. I would like to see one in my backyard too. I did see a Falcon one day and that was pretty exciting!

    • Eliza Waters says:

      We have a resident Cooper’s hawk, who is not so welcome around the bird feeder, but has really knocked down the squirrel and chipmunk population, so I am grateful for that. A few winter’s ago, I happened to glance outside one night and saw a barred owl in the tree watching the ground below the bird feeder trying to snag a vole. Everybody’s gotta eat!

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