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snowy owl and northern harrier in duxbury, ma

After watching this beautiful video about a rare invasion of snowy owls into the United States this winter, I made it my mission to get pictures of the elusive raptor that usually remains up in arctic regions. After receiving a tip from another friendly photographer, I woke up early, drove 60 miles, hiked 2 miles in 5 degree weather, and found the snowy owl I was after – mission accomplished – my first pics of a wild snowy:

© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.
© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.
© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.
© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.

There was also a Northern Harrier successfully hunting rodents in the dunes:

© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.
© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.
© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.
© 2012 Peter Green. All rights reserved.

4 Comments

  1. Andi V.
    Posted 01.05.12 at 1:26 pm | Permalink

    Magical!

    • Peter Green
      Posted 01.05.12 at 3:09 pm | Permalink

      Agreed.

  2. Mona V.
    Posted 01.05.12 at 2:54 pm | Permalink

    beautiful

  3. Amy sullivan
    Posted 01.05.12 at 6:14 pm | Permalink

    Your photography is Amazing.

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