The Snowy Owl Scoop
Breaking news on the migration of Snowy Owls across North America
Summary Report — Sunday, January 24
Snowy Owls have settled in at scattered but familiar sites in a zone ranging as far south as Tennessee, northward into New Brunswick, and across the Midwest and Canada into Alberta. Despite continuing Snowy Owl sightings from a few neighborhoods in Seattle, and a few records elsewhere in Washington, the Pacific Northwest is not a destination this winter.
Consult the eBird map below for sightings since January 1 (you’ll need an eBird account to see the map). Zoom on the map to see individual records.
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A live map of confirmed Snowy Owl sightings reported to eBird since January 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.