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— Bryan

Snowy Owl in Randolph Center, Vermont

The Snowy Owl Scoop

Breaking news on the migration of Snowy Owls across North America

Summary Report – Friday, April 24, 2020

Although the world had changed so much since the first Snowy Owls came south from the Arctic last October, their general distribution has not, offering us a small measure of predictability in unsettled times. Some wintering owls have no doubt moved north. And birders, to the extent they’re getting out, are increasingly turning their binoculars toward spring migrants. As a result, Snowy Owl reports in recent weeks have declined markedly. The Map link below displays Snowy Owl sightings reported to eBird since April 1. The Sightings link features a list of owl reports during the past seven days in the lower 48 states. And perhaps The Snowy Owl Image Gallery below will be of some help seeing us through to the other side of this pandemic. Stay safe, distant from one another, and healthy, everyone.

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The Snowy Gallery

Click the grid below for a gallery of recent sightings from eBird and the Macaulay Library from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.