Snowy owl in a snowstorm

Baby it’s cold! This snowy owl was captured during a snowstorm. Unlike most owls, which are nocturnal, snowy owls are diurnal like the Hawaiian pueo or short-eared owl.

This picture reminds of the cover photo of the November-December 2011 edition of Orion Magazine. I love this magazine.  “Orion is a bimonthly, advertising-free magazine devoted to creating a stronger bond between people and nature.  Check it out at

Photograph by James Galletto

Snowy owl in the snow

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