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 […]
Looks like Harry Potter's Hedwig is alive and well.
A beautiful snowy owl was caught mid-flight on a Quebec traffic camera.
Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poeti tweeted several screen caps of a gorgeous snowy owl who appeared on a traffic monitoring camera near Montreal this week. You can view the short video below. The CBC reports: According to Barbara Frei, the direct… Read The post Snowy Owl is the Most Gorgeous Thing to Happen on Traffic Cam, Ever: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
A traffic camera in Canada has captured a snowy owl majestically soaring through the sky. Crystal clear images showed the beautiful bird flying above Autoroute 40 in the West Island of Montreal on Sunday morning. Once Quebec's transport minister Robert Poeti posted the photographs and linked to the video online, the owl went viral. Show More Summary
Beautiful footage of a snowy owl was captured by a traffic camera in Montreal, Quebec earlier this week. It's pretty badass to see a majestic wild owl swoop in for a landing, especially since so much of the footage we see of owls tends...Show More Summary
Someone give this Canadian traffic camera a job at National Geographic!
Is that you, Hedwig?
It's your time to shine, snowy owl A traffic cam in Montreal captured something far more interesting during a boring and wintery commute on Sunday: a snowy owl (Hedwig) ready for her 15 minutes of fame See also: Tiny renegade owl has...Show More Summary
Traffic cameras aren’t really known for taking particularly interesting images of the local wildlife (or anything for that matter), but as this jaw-dropping photo attests, sometimes the nature comes to you. Read more...
Nobody knew what these charismatic birds got up to in the freezing, dark Arctic winter. Then a blizzard of them blew south and revealed their secrets