Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking an Unusual Migration

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Late in 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find them—including Florida. What had caused so many of these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home and fly to… Read More →

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  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 598.9/7
  • Copyright: 2018


The winter of 2013-2014 brought an unprecedented number of snowy owls to the United States. Normally these birds stay all year in the Arctic. Scientists took advantage of the flocks by banding many and attaching transmitters to others in order to study the flight patterns – research… View →


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