The Snowy Owl Scoop
Breaking news on the migration of Snowy Owls across North America
Summary Report — FINAL (Tuesday, May 11, 2021)
With warblers and other migrants arriving daily here in New England, I’ll wrap up the Snowy Owl Scoop for the season today, with owl reports still trickling in. The eBird map link below now includes owl sightings since May 1.
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A live map of confirmed Snowy Owl sightings reported to eBird since May 1. (You'll need to join eBird to see the map.) Zoom to see individual records.
Sightings reported to eBird in the "lower 48" during the past week. Each sighting on the list includes a map link and the full eBird report.
Our enjoyment of wildlife calls for responsibility and respect. Here's advice on Snowy Owl etiquette from the good folks at Project SNOWStorm.
Owls and Us
My essay in Aeon magazine about lessons from the Arctic.