With a perfect backdrop of icy blue sky and a sheet of snow below, this snowy owl looks majestic.
The recent rescue of a snowy owl who had fallen into the iconic smokestack at Green Bay’s Titletown Brewing Co. has prompted PETA—whose motto reads, in part, that “animals... The post Snowy Owl’s Rescue From Brewery Chimney Prompts PETA Appeal: Cap the Stack! appeared first on PETA.
This podcast is brought to you by Wildside Nature Tours. They offer a variety of tours. Check out the delightful Brome Birding News Cast. Audubon takes a firm stance in favor of collecting the mustached kingfisher for science. Also, here is the article that "literally" make a reader sick. Show More Summary
Healthy Snowy Owl seen outside Ashland, Wisconsin, in 2013 Whenever Snowy Owls appear in the Lower 48 States, people get excited. Snowy Owls are magnificent—so superlative in every way, and so tied in with popular culture thanks to Harry...Show More Summary
Snowy owls are showing up in big numbers for the third winter in a row. Don't freak out. Enjoy them responsibly. Check out Project SNOWstorm. Why the biologist who had been studying birds in Guadalcanal euthanized one bird for research and conservation purposes. Show More Summary
The Snowy Owl who played Hedwig, and Eral, the Great Horned Owl who delivered Harry’s first letter in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone are set to visit Duthie Park in Aberdeen this Sunday. The owls are from the Owl and Pussycat Centre in Maud, who frequently take the birds to local events. The Press and Journal,...read more!
I have made prints of this gouache painting that I did in 2011 for the cover of the Journal of Raptor Research to highlight a paper on Snowy Owls (more info about my gouache technique here). A portion of the sale of each print will be donated to help fund research, such as the work [...]
A snowy owl with a piercing gaze.
Just as the owls in Harry Potter carry messages between the magical and muggle worlds, Snowy Owls are carrying a message of their own to New York City (as if New Yorkers needed further confirmation): It’s friggin’ cold! Snowy owls have...Show More Summary
So many sexy snow birds pop up this time of year: Snow Buntings, Snow Geese, Snowy Owls… But if you’re...
The snowy owl is a rare visitor from the north, but last year’s superabundance drew the attention of bird-watchers and the uninitiated equally.
In the news: Calls to food D.C. pantries jump; snowy owl spotted near National Airport; and more. [ more › ]
A bemused male snowy owl appears to be laughing at Adam Foley, a frequent visitor to his home. According to Adam, “Every time I visit this owl, it gives me this face” The video has since been amusingly remixed with actual laughter.
This young snowy owl came in Saturday night from North Slope, Alaska with a right wing wrist injury. As you can see in the x-ray, it has a compound fracture at the metacarpal near the joint where it joins the ulna. Chances are it clipped its wing on something while flying along. Show More Summary
A federal judge has shot down a lawsuit that sought to stop the killing of snowy white owls and migratory birds near New York City airports so they would not pose a threat to aviation.
The snowy owl that charmed the nation’s capital when he perched himself in downtown Washington, and then worried the nation’s capital when he was hit by a bus a few days later, has died.
It is with the heaviest of hearts that we report that the snowy owl hit by a bus in D.C., rehabilitated in Minnesota and released to the wild is dead. [ more › ]
It's World Sparrow Day soon! Please everyone, let's just be reasonable about snowy owls? Maybe? Latest Project Snowstorm update. Swarovski Optik contest for SLC binoculars. Have a good campfire story? Endangered kakapo accidentally crushes her egg but wildlife rehabbers fix it with tape and glue. Show More Summary
Birdchick Here is the horrific bird house NBB and I were talking about: shiver and Ew! Zombie bird feeder. Here are the links we talked about: Snowy owl nest. Compilation of the best snowy owl pics so far this winter. Some crazy guy in Iowa (who thinks owls have paws) started a blog on feeding them. Goldeneye x hooded merganser hybrid.
Metropolitan Diary: A woman's poetic reminiscence about meeting her mother in front of the snowy owl at the Central Park Zoo.