snowy owls

Snowy Owl Spotted in Downtown D.C. WednesdayDespite the fact that its white feathers blend in well with the current D.C. landscape, plenty of people spotted a rare snowy owl in the District on Wednesday.
Record Number of Snowy Owls Migrating to the Region a Treat For Scientists, Bird WatchersTurns out the polar vortex isn't the only thing from the north that invaded the U.S. this year. Snowy owls, the majestic white birds that spend summers in the Arctic, have flown south in record numbers this year, according to naturalist Scott Weidensaul.