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‘Philosopher’s Stone’ owls to visit Aberdeen, U.K. this weekend

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, more!

Snowy Owl print to benefit research

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 [...]

New York’s Historic Freezing Temperatures Attract Arctic Snowy Owls

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

Best Bird of the Weekend (First of February 2015)

7 months agoHobbies / Birding : 10,000 Birds

So many sexy snow birds pop up this time of year: Snow Buntings, Snow Geese, Snowy Owls… But if you’re...

Amid Urban Debris, the Snowy Owl Is a Wintertime Ghost

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.

Morning Roundup: Winter Walk Edition

In the news: Calls to food D.C. pantries jump; snowy owl spotted near National Airport; and more. [ more › ]

Bemused Snowy Owl Appears To Be Laughing at the Man Who Came to Visit Him

10 months agoHumor : Laughing Squid

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.

Snowy Owl time

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

Federal judge shoots down lawsuit to end owl, bird shootings near NYC airports

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.

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 › ]

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

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

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