Snowy owl perched

Curious on a perch - 2013 © Christopher Martin

I hung out with a Snowy owl for quite a while the other afternoon.  I settled in a little ways off from the telephone pole that was serving as the scouting perch with the hopes of a dive down into the snow for a field mouse caught unaware below.

A casual stare - 2013 © Christopher Martin

That didn’t happen but I enjoyed watching this beautiful, heavily barred owl as it scanned its surroundings.  I never think it’s a waste of time to spend time with wild creatures and get to learn a bit more about their ways.


6 responses

  1. These are all nice photos Lynda. The geese are wonderful. Do yours make “good
    watch” geese?

    February 2, 2013 at 10:42 pm

  2. I have a “thing” for owls and snowy owls are one of my favorites. I’ve never seen one live, but they sure are beautiful.

    February 2, 2013 at 5:55 pm

  3. That’s certainly a great way to spend time. Beautiful.

    February 2, 2013 at 1:51 pm

  4. Reblogged this on Angelina Carrera.

    February 2, 2013 at 1:20 pm

  5. Sid Dunnebacke

    Agreed – that’s never a waste of time. Quite the opposite!

    February 2, 2013 at 11:16 am

  6. Reblogged this on bearspawprint.

    February 2, 2013 at 10:38 am

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