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Keywords:Alberta, Bubo, animal, bird, birds, flight, flying, hedwig, nature, owl, owls, prairie, scandiacus, snowy, takeoff, white, wildlife, wise
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Dimensions2400 x 1829
Original file size359 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
Date modified3-Mar-13 19:57
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.