Exquisite Snowy Experience

This is not the kind of snow that first comes to mind. This is a Snowy owl that I had the extreme pleasure of interacting with up close and personal as I helped to relocate it to a safe location. I couldn’t have asked for a better Christmas Eve present. The whiteness of the feathers resembled freshly fallen snow on an uneven field. The patterns of the markings resembled arrowheads, morse code dots and dashes, and even silhouettes of birds in flight. And then there are those eyes. Exquisite.

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Arrowhead pattern on top of head

Snowy Owl

Birds in flight pattern down the back

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This entry was published on January 5, 2013 at 13:36. It’s filed under Birds, Nature, Pacific Northwest, Patterns and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Exquisite Snowy Experience

  1. Jenny on said:

    Amazing and exquisite!

  2. Mindy Cameron on said:

    Fabulous! Thanks for detailed photos and word description.
    I’d love to see one around here. I need to get out more.

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