Posts tagged ‘snowy owl’

Look for the mini-snowmen

Posted February 22nd, 2012 by kcorliss. Comment (0).

If you haven’t seen a snowy owl this winter somewhere in the continental U.S. you haven’t been looking. The irruption of these huge Arctic owls into the lower 48 has made news reports for at least a few months and the birds continue to impress with incursions into areas where snowys are normally quite rare. [...]

Topping 50 again

Posted December 20th, 2011 by kcorliss. Comment (1).

It was just a year ago when the Christmas Bird Count within the Fargo-Moorhead circle had never gotten more than 48 birds, in other words never topped the half-century mark. Turns out we blew it out of the water last year by tallying 59 species. This year seemed different. No snow on the ground and [...]