Atwood is an adult female at least four years old, tagged Feb. 25, 2024, near Atwood, ON, by Charlotte England and Malcolm Wilson. Atwood’s transmitter was paid for by generous donations from the public to Project SNOWstorm. Because of unusual photographer activity in Atwood’s area, and out of an abundance of caution, we initially did not publish her tracking map, … Read More


Loren is a first-winter female snowy owl, trapped Jan. 25, 2024 by Falcon Environmental at the Montréal-Trudeau International Airport in Québec. She was underweight at the time of capture, so she was transported to Dr. Guy Fitzgerald at  Union Québécoise de Réhabilitation des Oiseaux de Proie (UQROP). After a health assessment and a chance to gain weight, she was fitted with … Read More


Newton is an after-fourth-year adult male snowy owl, tagged Jan. 11, 2023, near the village of Newton, ON, by banders Charlotte England and Malcolm Wilson. He migrated north in March 2023, summering in the Ungava Peninsula of Québec where it appears he nested. He remained in the north until early January 2024, when he moved more than 1,300 km (800 … Read More


Hochelaga is named for the original Iroquoian village at what is now Montréal. He was trapped by biologist Julie Lecours of Falcon Environmental on March 2, 2021, at the Montréal-Trudeau International Airport, was already banded, and records showed Falcon had originally trapped him at the airport on March 4, 2016, by which time he was already mature and almost completely … Read More