• SNOWY OWL FEVER

    18 days ago - By Karen Casebeer Photography

    As the temperatures drop and snow arrives, my thoughts have turned to when I'll see my first Snowy Owl of the winter. I've gotten Audubon alerts that have already reported three sightings, one in Northport and the other two in Traverse City. I've even driven through the industrial park twice where I've seen Snowies in past years.
    Snowy Owls often don't pick the most photogenic spots to perch. I photographed this Snowy last December when it chose this electrical box to land on so it could watch the nearby field for its favorite prey, mice and voles.
    Another favorite roost for the Snowy Owl...
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