The Snowy Owl (Bubo Scandiacus) as owls go, is a rarity amongst rarities. “Uncommon” is the word used by the field guides. Owls are generally nocturnal and reclusive. Hiding in holes or blending into the bark, owl’s feather patterns create the ultimate camouflage. So when the large white bird visits us from the Arctic it is an event. An event that travels at the speed of the internet. An event that creates controversies
through out the birding world.