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Snowy Owls

A snowy owl sits on the awning of an office building in downtown Washington, D.C., on Jan. 22, 2014 as the U.S. capital reopened for business on Wednesday amid below average temperatures. (credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Southern Invasion Of Arctic-Dwelling Snowy Owls Spreads To 25 States

Reports from tens of thousands of bird-counting volunteers show a southern invasion of Arctic-dwelling snowy owls has spread to 25 states, and frigid cold is causing unusual movements of waterfowl.

02/18/2014

A snow owl perched on a metal post taken in Stratford in 2013. (Photo Courtesy Paul Fusco/DEEP)

Snowy Owls Making Connecticut Their Home

Officials at the State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection say Connecticut is being frequented early and often this year by a majestic winged arctic visitor. DEEP Wildlife Biologist Jennie Dixon says, “It’s called the […]

12/14/2013