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Snowy Owl

Bubo (Nyclea) Scandiaca


Snowy owls migrate in this area every year. This year they returned in huge numbers not seen in Boundary Bay since 2006. about 5 years ago. Bird watchers and the general public view and observe them in huge numbers also especially on weekends around the dykes.


Low lying marshlands or tundra where they hunt for rodents. lemmings. other waterfowl like ducks and birds. and maybe even fish.

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beedav 8 years ago

Wow! So beautiful!!

EmilyMarino 10 years ago

Beautiful series! They are migrating unusually South this year. We are hoping we may see them in Colorado soon! ...but that may just be wishful thinking!

RcClement 10 years ago

thanks again and happy new year to everyone... im hoping i could spot another owl of a different species soon..

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

Here's a little video about how this winter will bring more Snowy Owls than usual to the lower 48:

LisaPalmerFleming 10 years ago

Absolutely exquisite.

DoraAnderson 10 years ago

I have always wanted to spot an owl! Congrats on this perfect spotting!

KarenL 10 years ago

Welcome to the Project Noah community!
I look forward to seeing more of your spottings!

KarenL 10 years ago


Nicholas4 10 years ago

exquisite series!

RcClement 10 years ago

thanks! everyone... i will definitely do more nature photography in the near future. Project Noah inspires me.. thanks again for the nice words of encouragement..

Carolina 10 years ago

Beautiful series, RcClement. Welcome to Project Noah!

alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Lovely Series!

UmapornSarasat 10 years ago

Soo beautiful creature...and nice pics.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

Nice series,

Apple 10 years ago

You will need to join a mission (or more), the Best Wildlife link is here:

Once you have joined the missions you can then "edit" your photo entry and assign up to 5 mission per spotting on the drop-down on the right-hand side of the site.

The birds mission is:

RcClement 10 years ago

thanks a lot do i do that?

Apple 10 years ago

Beautiful series! I just love owls, they are so regal. These are fabulous photos and you should consider adding them to both the birds of the world and the Best Wildlife 2011 missions.

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British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Dec 29, 2011
Submitted on Dec 29, 2011

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