Ian Maton Nature Photography | Snowy Owl | Snowy Owl
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Keywords:Bubo scandiacus, animal, bird, birds, flight, hedwig, nature, owl, scandiacus, snowy, wildlife, wise
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Dimensions2100 x 1941
Original file size308 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
Date modified3-Mar-13 19:17
Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Given the heavy barring on this Owl it is probably a female. In some of these pictures you can see that the Owl has lost a few of its feathers. I suspect that Owls often molt before the breeding season when demands on the bird and its flying abilities will be most intensive.