Assateague, an immature male, was banded Dec. 17, 2013, on Assateague Island National Seashore on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and was the first snowy owl fitted with a transmitter by Project SNOWstorm. He was a wanderer, moving more than 150 miles in a few weeks — first circumnavigating the Delaware Bay, then crossing southern New Jersey and moving north along the coast. … Read More

Buena Vista

This young male was banded Dec. 23, 2013, on the Buena Vista grasslands in central Wisconsin, and was the second owl to be tagged with a GPS/GSM transmitter by Project SNOWstorm. Buena Vista, last detected March 31, 2014, while still on his winter territory, checked in again on November 1, 2015, from Manitoba. Due to poor cellular coverage only a small … Read More