Sinepuxent, a juvenile female, was banded Jan. 28, 2018, by Steve Huy. She’s named for Sinepuxent Bay, a coastal bay along the northern end of Assateague Island in Maryland where she was trapped. The Delaware Ornithological Society generously sponsored Sinepuxent’s transmitter. Latest Updates


This male was banded as an immature by Steve Huy after being trapped March 14, 2014 by APHIS Wildlife Services at Martin State Airport in Baltimore, MD, and relocated to western Maryland. Baltimore was recaptured at Martin State Airport on Feb. 13, 2015, fitted with a transmitter and relocated to Assateague Island National Seashore, MD, on Feb. 14, 2015. In 2015, Baltimore … Read More


This immature female was trapped at Martin State Airport near Baltimore, MD and relocated March 16, 2014, to the Monocacy River watershed by Dave Brinker and Steve Huy. This is was Project SNOWstorm’s 22nd, and final, owl to receive a transmitter during the 2013-14 season. Monocacy immediately returned to inner-city Baltimore. Unlike our other owls, whose transmitters were programmed to collect a 3D … Read More


Hungerford, an immature female, was banded on Feb. 17, 2014, on Assateague Island, Maryland, by Steve Huy. She is named for the Hungerford House, a National Park Service cabin on the Maryland end of the island. She later flew north through Delaware to Lancaster County, PA, not far from where Amishtown was wintering, then looped back to the southeast, crossing … Read More


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