Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos ITSJR.
Heard them calling. There were at least two of them and I thought I may have even heard a third. They echoed my call for about an hour.
Likely 2 individuals, one sighted in flight?
17 Dec 2014.
Port Mahon, Kent Co, DE.
Not much of a photo at this distance, but a nice reminder of an enjoyable afternoon. Several Snowy Owls are wintering in the marshes along the Delaware River this year.
Owls are a group of birds that belong to the order Strigiformes, constituting 200 extant bird of prey species. Most are solitary and nocturnal, with some exceptions (e.g., the Northern Hawk Owl). Owls hunt mostly small mammals, insects, and other birds, although a few species specialize in hunting fish. They are found in all regions of the Earth except Antarctica, most of Greenland, and some remote islands. Owls are characterized by their small beaks and wide...