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Snowy Owl

Uploaded by: novembergale

Friday December 27, 2013

Sheridan, NY (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: The continuing Snowy Owl irruption in the northeast is just incredible. This young guy was perched on a fence post right next to the road.

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35. llpj04
8:43 PM GMT on January 02, 2014
Beautiful Gale!
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34. trailhiker44
4:23 PM GMT on January 02, 2014
Terrific catch, Gale !
Outstanding photo - a BEAUTY !!!
Huge CONGRATULATIONS on this fantastic AC !!!
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33. Miss3
2:23 AM GMT on January 02, 2014
Absolutely beautiful owl! You're so lucky to see them in person.
Outstanding photo.
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32. Dancingapple
1:18 AM GMT on January 02, 2014
So very cool to see!! Great shot!
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31. teach50
1:16 AM GMT on January 02, 2014
Outstanding shot.
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30. mellyweb
4:13 PM GMT on December 31, 2013
Beautiful bird and beautiful image. Congratulations Gale and Happy New Year to you and yours!!!!
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29. hollyEcology
3:49 PM GMT on December 31, 2013
Congrats on AC, it is a beautiful shot. How lucky you are to have these handsome owls in your area.
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28. pjpix
11:38 PM GMT on December 30, 2013
Beautiful shot Gale ... I'm with everyone else and wish we would have an irruption of them through here too.

There has been an occasional one around each of last two years ... here's hoping.

Paul
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27. suzi46
7:42 PM GMT on December 30, 2013
I was jealous before when viewing your earlier, wonderful photos of these amazing birds..NOW I'AM BEYOND JEALOUS!!!! lol..seriously Gale, this is the best shot I've ever seen of this truly magical looking bird..AC congrats!!

p.s..they would be very hard to spot around here because of all our snow and all the immense forests surrounding us..but I still HOPE to see one one day.. :)
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26. tazphotogal
2:45 PM GMT on December 30, 2013
so very beautiful!! :0)Karen
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25. natnat7
3:10 AM GMT on December 30, 2013
MAJESTIC !
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24. Wanderoo
2:30 AM GMT on December 30, 2013
My what lovely eyes and feathers! Quite the beauty!
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23. Proserpina
8:11 PM GMT on December 29, 2013
What a fabulous capture.
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22. Willow13
5:54 PM GMT on December 29, 2013
The BEST ♥
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21. Doesiedoats
4:14 PM GMT on December 29, 2013
Fabulous capture Gale!

Congratulations on your AC.
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20. gilg72
4:08 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
Update: Congratulations on this Beautiful AC!
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19. katy99780
3:01 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
How wonderful! How beautiful and magical!
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18. SunsetFL
2:39 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
This must be such an incredible sight to see. These birds are such beautiful creatures.
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17. backwardguy
2:31 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
Wow, Wow, wow! This is fantastic, Gale! You really have something here! Congratulations!
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16. novembergale
1:41 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
Thank you all for your wonderful comments! It's been such a thrill to see so many of these birds in our area this winter!
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15. Susie77
1:36 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
Love love love.
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14. Biskitten
12:52 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
Fantastic capture - AC congrats, Gale!
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13. YouKnowWho
12:46 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
AC congrats to you!
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12. gilg72
12:06 AM GMT on December 29, 2013
Wowser!! This is just very Gorgeous Gale.
ON my Favs!
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11. CalicoBass
10:31 PM GMT on December 28, 2013
Wow, very beautiful capture, love this!

UPDATE: Congrats on your new AC!
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10. snosno
6:05 PM GMT on December 28, 2013
Gorgeous shot!
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9. Bugmon
3:23 AM GMT on December 28, 2013
Wonderful!
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8. nanapoo
2:00 AM GMT on December 28, 2013
Oh, lucky you!!! Gorgeous capture!
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7. newenglandlight
12:32 AM GMT on December 28, 2013
Awesome capture! Wish some of them would fly my way!
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6. RNJoel
12:22 AM GMT on December 28, 2013
So cool
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5. YouKnowWho
12:14 AM GMT on December 28, 2013
Nice!
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4. jeans
11:47 PM GMT on December 27, 2013
Wonderful picture of this beautiful bird!!
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3. WeatherWise
11:21 PM GMT on December 27, 2013
Great capture! Pretty one!
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2. gardner48197
11:15 PM GMT on December 27, 2013
What a great find, and a lovely pose!!! Another fav, Gale!!!
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1. mrwing13
10:51 PM GMT on December 27, 2013
What a cool bird. Nice shot, and thanks for sharing!
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