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Snowy owl that charmed the nation's capital found dead in Minnesota

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.

The Snowy Owl Is Dead

  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 › ]

Snowy white owl shootings at JFK were done legally: lawyer

The killings of three snowy white owls at Kennedy Airport last December by Port Authority personnel was done lawfully to protect aircraft, a government lawyer argued Friday in Brooklyn Federal Court.

Birdchick Podcast #165: Owls Again and Eggs

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 Podcast #161: Owls and Resolutions

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.

Reuniting With Mother at the Zoo

Metropolitan Diary: A woman's poetic reminiscence about meeting her mother in front of the snowy owl at the Central Park Zoo.

Snowy Owl

3 months agoHobbies / Birding : Ecobirder

The snowy owl is a raptor of the northern tundra. They are circumpolar, nesting in northern portions of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Europe and Asia. During the winter many of the adult snowy owls will stay on their nesting territory however many young birds may head south to southern Canada, the northern US, and central portions of Europe and Asia. Show More Summary

D.C.'s Snowy Owl Will Return To The Wild Tomorrow

She will be released along the northern Minnesota and Wisconsin border. [ more › ]

Photo: City Wildlife Cares For Baby Squirrel With Broken Ankle

Organization that cared for the snowy owl now has a new patient. [ more › ]

Snowy Owls’ Migration From The Arctic Has Easy Explanation [Video]

The snow owls’ migration from the Arctic has some people wondering if they’ve suddenly become native to the southern portion of the United States based upon the greater number of sightings. Apparently, this is not the case, but the snowy owls do in fact have a reason just passing through. In a related report by

Nature Photographer On "Chicago Tonight" Tonight

Nature photographer Jerry Goldner, who has thrilled us with up-close-and-personal photos of Montrose Harbor's snowy owls and the Uptown Theater's peregrine falcons, will be featured on Chicago Tonight this evening."Jerry Goldner is crazy about owls. Show More Summary

Go Home Already: 14th

End-of-day news: A snowy owl update, Shake Shack fries, and more. [ more › ]

Early Addition: University Of Iowa Rejects Girls

Michael Jackson's new album, dolphins on Rockaway, snowy owl gets surgery, saddest Modern Love columns and more midday links. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]

Injured owl gets feather transplant

5 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

A snowy owl is recovering at the University of Minnesota Raptor Center thanks to an innovative procedure to give him a feather transplant. The owl underwent the procedure after his flight feathers were burned. WCCO-TV's Bill Hudson reports.

The Snowy Owl Is In Minnesota For Treatment

She left the East Coast to have damaged feathers replaced. [ more › ]

Birdchick Podcast #165: Owls Again and Eggs

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. Photographer Jim Neiger pleads guilty to harassing endangered snail kites. [...]

Banding Owls

When I was a fairly new birder, right after Russ and I moved to Duluth, I went on a winter field trip to look at Snowy Owls and watched a couple get trapped and banded. The bander used a fake mouse tied to the end of a fishing line, which he cast out on the snow. Show More Summary

The impressive nest of a snowy owl

6 months agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

Birdwatchers in the Northeastern and Midwestern states have reported a huge increase in sightings of snowy owls: What I found most interesting was the top photo of a snowy owl nest (credit J.F. Therrian). In the center is a clutch of unhatched eggs, and surrounding them are dozens of dead lemmings. More details at Goldenrod Blog and the Washington Post.

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