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Snowy Owl

Bubo scandiacus

Description:

Horicon Marsh is an incredible place to observe wildlife. Each season brings a unique variety of birds. I was fortunate to witness a few Snowy Owls close, before word got and a swarm of people arrived to catch a glimpse of a usually rare bird in Wisconsin. This overcast day produced one male, one female, and a juvenile. I caught this guy coming in for a landing on a muskrat mound... watched him all day. What a sight!

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7 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Wow!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 10 years ago

fabulous capture !!

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 10 years ago

Wonderful!

MatthewCollison
MatthewCollison 10 years ago

This was at Horicon Marsh in Wisconsin. Uploading a couple more for you...

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 10 years ago

This is gorgeous!!! Was this WI or MN??? We had Snowies here in Colorado last year, but I never saw one!! Great capture and I'd love to see more pics!! You can load up to 6 and you talk about a female and a juvenile?? I'm drooling for more!! ;-)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Great capture of Beauty.... Great Spotting...

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 10 years ago

Awesome spotting!

MatthewCollison
Spotted by
MatthewCollison

St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Oct 28, 2011
Submitted on Oct 28, 2012

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