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January 23, 2022

A D.C. Celebrity

We’ve had some interesting developments with our tagged owls, but at the national level, the biggest snowy owl news this past week has been the growing attention on a snowy that’s wintering in downtown Washington, D.C., and appearing most every…

Hochelaga

Nicolet

Odanak

Otter

Stella

Wells

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January 11, 2022

Late Yul-tide Greetings

The last gift of Yuletide came a little late this year for Project SNOWstorm. On Sunday evening, Jan. 9, we were surprised and delighted to see that Yul — an adult female originally captured at the Montréal airport in November…

Alderbrooke

Amherst

Columbia

Fond du Lac

Hochelaga

Nicolet

Odanak

Otter

Pettibone

Stella

Wells

Yul

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December 31, 2021

Hochelaga and Otter Return

It’s always exciting when a previously tagged owl returns south, carrying with it months’ — or even years’ — worth of backlogged data. We got two such returns in the past week or so, including a snowy owl we’ve been…

Hochelaga

Otter

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December 31, 2021

From Us to You, Thank You

Project SNOWstorm takes a unique approach to studying snowy owls. We are funded entirely by relatively small, tax-deductible contributions from the general public, without the large foundation, institutional or agency support typical of major research programs. Despite that, we have…

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December 28, 2021

Columbia and Fond du Lac: An Update

While we’re excited about our two new Québec owls, Nicolet and Odanak, we’re also keeping a close eye on our returnees from past winters, especially two in the upper Midwest, Columbia and Fond du Lac. Columbia, you may recall, returned…

Alderbrooke

Amherst

Columbia

Fond du Lac

Kewaunee

Stella

Wells

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December 27, 2021

Two New Faces

While everyone’s been understandably focused on the holidays — including all of us at Project SNOWstorm — we’ve had some exciting new developments. The biggest news is the addition of two more Québec owls, moved in recent weeks from the…

Amié

Nicolet

Odanak