Snowy Owls Head South In Biggest Numbers In 50 Years
Birders in the Northeast are enjoying a rare spectacle this winter: sightings of the snowy owl.
Low supplies of food in the birds’ usual habitat — the Arctic — have sent some snowy owls south in search of prey, and they are sparking the imaginations of those who get a glimpse of the rare bird.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Patrick Skahill of WNPR went searching for snowy owls along the Connecticut coast.
- Patrick Skahill, reporter for WNPR in Connecticut.
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