rdeatsman Posted September 2, 2016 Share Posted September 2, 2016 Snowy Owls capture the imagination, but ornithologists know surprisingly little about how these birds of the far north fare during the harsh winters they endure. The researchers behind a new study in The Auk: Ornithological Advances trapped and tracked Snowy Owls wintering in Canada and found that while age and sex affect the birds’ condition, most do fairly well, showing few signs of starvation and some even putting on weight over the winter months. Read the press release at https://aoucospubsblog.org/2016/08/31/which-snowy-owls-thrive-in-saskatchewans-winters/. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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