Coteau

Coteau is a third-year female that joined Project SNOWstorm on Dec. 22, 2019, when she was tagged near Pearl Lake in western Stutsman County, North Dakota by Matt Solensky. Her transmitter was funded by generous donations from the public. Latest Updates

Medina

Medina is an adult female snowy owl, trapped Nov. 24, 2019, near Woodworth, ND by Matt Solensky of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Northern Prairie Research Center, and named for the nearby town of Medina. Her transmitter was funded by generous donations from the public. Latest Updates

Pearl

Pearl is a two-year-old female snowy owl, trapped Nov. 27, 2019, near Woodworth, ND by Matt Solensky of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Northern Prairie Research Center,and named for nearby Pearl Lake. Her transmitter was funded by generous donations from the public. Latest Updates

Argus

This adult male was tagged Jan. 20, 2019, just north of Fargo, ND, by Matt Solensky of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Northern Prairie Research Center.   Latest Updates

Harwood

This adult male was tagged Jan. 14, 2019,  just north of Fargo, ND, along I-29 by Matt Solensky. Unfortunately, he was struck and killed by a vehicle a month later, Feb. 13, 2019, while hunting along the highway.   Latest Updates

Woodworth

This adult male was tagged Dec. 10, 2018, on the Stutsman/Kidder county line, ND, by Matt Solensky of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Northern Prairie Research Center. He spent most of the winter of 2018-19 on the North Dakota/Manitoba border, migrating north in April 2019 to the Boothia Peninsula in the central Canadian Arctic, where he spent the summer. Latest Updates

Pettibone

This adult male, tagged Feb. 10, 2018, in Kidder County, ND, by Matt Solensky of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Northern Prairie Research Center, was at least five years old at the time. His transmitter was funded by generous donations from the public, and he was named for a nearby town. Pettibone migrated north in April 2018 to Banks Island in … Read More

Ashtabula

This juvenile male was tagged Dec. 5, 2017, by Matt Solensky from the U.S. Geological Survey, just south of Lake Ashtabula near Sanborn, North Dakota, and has spent the winter largely on the ag fields and prairies surrounding local lakes and marshes. Ashtabula’s transmitter was underwritten with generous donations from the public to Project SNOWstorm. Latest Updates

Chase Lake

Our second North Dakota owl, Chase Lake is an adult female tagged Feb. 20, 2017, by Matt Solensky of the USGS Northern Prairie Research Center, just north of Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Woodworth, ND. She was last detected April 13, 2017, migrating north through southwestern Manitoba. Chase Lake’s transmitter was funded by contributions from the public. Please consider … Read More

Dakota

Dakota, an adult female, was originally banded in Michigan on Jan. 16, 2014. She was retrapped on Jan. 31, 2016, by Matt Solensky and Dave Brinker near Jamestown, North Dakota, and fitted with a transmitter — our first North Dakota owl. She wintered close to her trapping point, using large marshes and wetlands, then headed northwest through Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and was … Read More