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This is one of the largest species of Owl with a wingspan of 49–59 in and on average it is the heaviest Owl in North America weighing 3.5 to 6.6 lb.
Snowy Owls breed in the Arctic Tundra and winter south through Canada.
Wow! Beautiful bird. Great shot.
@c.sydes: i think he's saying, "dude, quit photographing me" :D
really great shot, the detail is fabulous; as for the expression on its face. .well . . would be interesting to know what it was thinking
congrats amillion, ianmaton & thx for sharing
I really like Snowy Owls a lot. What a lovely picture! :)
What an incredible photo of a beautiful bird. Congratulations!
Thanks all. I saw a car approaching and guessed it would cause the Owl to fly from its perch on a telegraph pole. Lucky for me it flew in my direction...
Beautiful capture Thanks for sharing :)
wow! that is an amazing shot!
What a wonderful photo of one of my favorite birds. Congratulations on a terrific flying photo.
Thanks for all the kind comments. Of course, there's a lot of luck involved...
Fabulous capture Ian!
very nice capture !
This is gorgeous!
Wow extraordinary :)
Thanks. I guessed that a car going past would cause the the Owl to take flight so for once I had the camera ready...
Spotted on Feb 11, 2013
Submitted on Feb 12, 2013
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