Flanders


On Dec. 8, 2015, SNOWstorm collaborator (and longtime snowy owl researcher) Tom McDonald of Rochester, NY, caught this adult female on Point Peninsula at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, just a few miles from the New York-Canadian border. Flanders was the first owl of the season and also the first to carry one of Cellular Tracking Technologies’ new 3G transmitters, which (along with a number of other improvements) was significantly more energy efficient than the older models. She spent the winter of 2015-16 on Amherst Island in Lake Ontario, a famous location for snowy owls.

Flanders’ transmitter was funded by contributions from the public. Please consider your own financial support via our Indiegogo fund raiser.

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