Snowy Owl- Emmet County

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Snowy Owl- Emmet County

Postby Rick Baetsen » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:04 pm

On a trip to Petoskey this morning, November 12th, I observed a Snowy Owl in the usual late Autumn/ early Winter location. It was on top of one of the tall utility poles on Lears Road, that runs between Wal-Mart and Lowes. It was heavily speckled. The Snowy Owls that often are found here in early winter, typically do not stay long.

A flock of a dozen to 15 Dark-eyed Juncos showed up under the feeders mid last week, one day before the second snow storm of the season dropped a few inches.

And a flock of American Turkeys, 18 of them, have been around near the house, digging through the snow to find acorns and beechnuts.

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Re: Snowy Owl- Emmet County

Postby SandyLee » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:07 pm

Hi Rick,
Donna had been asking me about Snowies recently. Looks like they are really on the move now.
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