Archive for January, 2012

It’s an irruption year for Snowy Owls which means that owls have moved en masse from their normal Arctic Circle range to winter along the Canada-US border.  Normally this is due to a population crash of voles in their winter hunting grounds.   A bad year for snowy owls, but a great year for those of us who wouldn’t normally travel to their normal range.

Finding out it was an irruption year, I decided to travel to the Pacific Coast where many had been sighted.  It was a very rewarding trip not only for photography but simply to see these magnificent birds.

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