Greg Lawrence is a long-time friend of 10,000 Birds and a birding machine in the Rochester, New York, area. He...
They're perching atop the light poles of Cleveland, the Wal-Marts of Indiana, and the fences of upstate New York. They're strutting across the beaches of New Jersey, the parking lots of Milwaukee, and the sidewalks of Detroit. They're posing for fans in Rochester. Show More Summary
A large flock of migrating snowy owls has made its way into Michigan, with numbers unlike anything seen in some parts of the state in recent years.
From Duluth News-Tribune Snowy Owls are not known for their affinity to coffee, but on Wednesday, one particular Snowy Owl in Duluth had a too-close for comfort encounter with Alakef Coffee Roasters.We’re in the midst of what scientists call an invasion or irruption year for Snowy Owls. Show More Summary
Sometimes machines make gorgeous art. Take, for example, this snowy owl which was captured by a traffic cam in Montreal. It's beautiful. Hat tip: Hrag Vartanian.
Not only will this Harry Potter Hedwig Shawl Scarf keep you warm, but it will also let you show your love for Harry Potter. This fun scarf has a starry black background with a snowy owl design. The owl has a letter for you. As a cool bonus, when you stretch out your arms, it […]
"You might say Baltimore is the best known Snowy yet." Time for something a bit different, but lots of fun. Secrets Of The Snowy Owl is a short documentary made by NPR's Skunk Bear team, featuring "owl sleuth" Adam Cole revealing the secrets of the Snowy Owl. Show More Summary
The humble, hardy gray jay is poised to become a national symbol, but that's definitely controversial among fans of the Canada goose and the common loon. Also the snowy owl and black-capped chickadee.
Snowy Owl at Breezy Point photographed by Corey Many North American birders have, over the last few years, received a...
Snowy owls capture the imagination, but ornithologists know surprisingly little about how these birds of the far north fare during the harsh winters they endure. The researchers behind a new study trapped and tracked Snowy Owls wintering...Show More Summary
The Snowy Owl family on the North Slope of Alaska needs to move toward a new home. Daddy Owl has already scouted out a new place to live. Since the baby owls can't fly yet, they have to walk. And when they get to a river, they have no choice but to swim across it. Show More Summary
NPR followed in the footsteps of a GPS-tagged owl named Baltimore from Maryland to Canada.
People know surprisingly little about snowy owls -- including what sparks the iconic Arctic birds' occasional mass migrations south. That’s one of the main reasons that scientists Scott Weidensaul and David Brinker launched Project Snowstorm...Show More Summary
Physically, I’m sitting on my couch in the living room of my overpriced apartment in San Diego. Mentally, I’m staring into the eyes of an ethereal Snowy Owl in Vermont. When I stumbled upon her, I immediately removed my headphones and eventually sat down. This was probably the longest and most spiritually enthralling staring contest...
A lot of birds are afraid when they wind up at the Wild Bird Fund -- a wildlife rehabilitation center in New York City -- but not Hedwig. A man brought in the young female snowy owl with what rehabbers believe was a gunshot wound in her shoulder in January, as first reported by the National Audubon Society. Show More Summary
And is that a regal look, or what?
Airport operators are within their legal rights to execute migratory birds as a method of protecting planes from bird strikes, a U.S. appeals court ruled yesterday. The ruling stems back to 2013, when animal rights group Friends of Animals filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Show More Summary
A federal appeals court has clipped the wings of animal advocates who want to stop the killing of snowy white owls around city airports.
Transport Quebec’s automated cameras are there to detect speeders, accidents, and other traffic problems. But this one, on Highway 40 in Montreal, captured the image of a snowy owl in mid-flight on January 3. It was probably coming in for a landing on the pole. Show More Summary
On January 3, a beautiful snowy owl made a very unexpected but welcome appearance on a traffic camera that keeps watch over Highway 40 in Montreal, Quebec. Transport Minister Robert Poëti graciously announced the sighting over Twitter and posted photos on Facebook. (translated from French) An impressive solo was captured in full flight on the […]