Monday, January 20, 2014

Oatka Creek Park and Genesee County Airport • January 20

Long-eared Owl

Long-eared Owl

Long-eared Owl

Video of owl at http://youtu.be/Htgpc8mTJcY .

Snowy Owl at Genesee County Airport. This is a male and from the gray smudges on the back of its head, it has been banded.

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl. This is a female that has been nicknamed "The Dark One". I don't know if she has been banded or not.

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl. She was just preening, so her facial feathers are pushed back a bit to reveal her bill.

Snowy Owl. Back to the male. The gray smudging on the back of its head is a bit easier to see here.

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl