Romulus is an immature male snowy owl captured by Selena Creed at the Detroit Metro Airport, tagged with her help by Nova Mackentley and Chris Neri from Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, and released in Huron County, MI, on Feb. 26, 2022. He was named for the town of Romulus, MI, where the airport is located. Romulus’ transmitter was paid for … Read More


Echo is an immature female snowy owl captured by Tom McDonald and his team at Frederick Douglass/Greater Rochester International Airport in Rochester, NY, tagged and relocated to Jefferson Co., NY, on March 3, 2022. She was named for runway E (Echo), where she was captured. Echo’s transmitter was paid for by generous donations from the public to Project SNOWstorm.   … Read More


Bleuet is a juvenile female snowy owl trapped by Falcon Environmental at Trudeau-Montréal International Airport, fitted with a transmitter by Dr. Guy Fitzgérald of the University of Montréal, and relocated Feb. 16, 2022, 65 km (40 miles) to farmland west of Lanoraie, QC, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River. She was named for the many blueberry fields … Read More


Britton is an immature female snowy owl, trapped at the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport by Tom McDonald and his team, fitted with a transmitter and released 45 miles (70 km) southwest of the airport on Feb. 12, 2022. She is named for historic Britton Field, an early 20th century military airfield that became the Douglass Greater Rochester airport. … Read More


Roc — shorthand for Rochester, NY, where this adult female was trapped Feb. 10, 2022, at the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport — is at least six years old based on flight feather molt. She was captured by a team led by Tom McDonald and Melissa Mance-Coniglio, fitted with a GPS/GSM transmitter and relocated to near Seneca Lake in … Read More