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One of three frames of a snowy owl in majestic flight captured on January 3rd by a traffic camera on Highway 40 in Montreal, Canada.

MORE: Snowy Owl Spotted Soaring By Montreal Traffic Camera (CBS Montreal)


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F writes:

The story originally ran in Haaretz, where the framing wasn’t quite so odious.

Owl hurt by Hama fire recovering (Israel Times)

Owl injured in mortar attack on Israel picking up, attacked his doctors (Haaretz)

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For some reason, Japanese illustrator Satsuma likes to work with his Northern White-Faced owl perched on his hand.

It’s really quite mesmALL HAIL HYPNO-OWL…


Owl-turns-its-head-upside-down-e1367421485715-634x725A shot taken at the World Bird Sanctuary in Missouri by photographer Lisa Kee, who swears it’s not ‘shopped. Sez she:

‘Minerva’ was turning her head from side to side quite intrigued with the noise from my camera and then just flipped it upside down. I have watched birds of prey turn their heads all different ways but to see one completely upside down like this was a first. I had to double check my camera to see it actually happened.


gray-owl-mouse_65519_990x742From an extraordinary sequence of shots taken in Minnesota by wildlife photographer Tom Samuelson.

You can see how it all turned out here.

None too well for the mouse, obviously.