Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Snowy Owls

This winter, or the lack there of, has been a bumper year for Snowy Owls here in Southern Ontario.  Native to North America's Arctic these beautiful birds have made their way south due to a low cycle of their primary food, lemmings.  Arctic lemming populations are on a low cycle and this forces Snowy's to expand their range in search of food.  Truly our gain.  I am going to miss these magnificent birds when the return to there home range.

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