Rhythms in Circuits

Snowy Owl

September 17, 2019

Bubo scandiacus

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These owls contain black or brown markings on their wings and have bright yellow eyes. They breed in the arctic tundra.

In 2013-2014 there was a huge irruption (sporadic mass movement to an unexpected area) of Snowy Owls, which was originally tracked by eBird. As a result of this irruption, Project SNOWstorm was formed. Project SNOWstorm is dedicated to learning more about Snowy Owls by tracking their location and flight habits.

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Image credit: Gellinger


Jordan Polaniec

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