This video from the USA says about itself:
10 Dec 2013
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology in the USA writes:
Snowy Owls are flooding into the Lower 48 this winter. But what happens when one raptor takes up residence on another raptor’s turf? Cornell alum Tom Johnson (2010) captured this remarkable footage of Peregrine Falcons harrying Snowy Owls on a New Jersey beach. The birds didn’t injure each other, but the aggravation of the falcons and the catlike intensity of the owls are palpable. … (And see more of Tom’s work via Flickr and Vimeo.)
Find Your Snowy: This winter could be your best-ever chance to see “Harry Potter‘s owl.” Our eBird team breaks down causes and patterns of this year’s irruption—and this live sightings map can help you locate them. If you do find an owl, please remember to keep a respectful distance to avoid disturbing these rare visitors.
Snowy owl on ship: here.
For many birdwatchers the Peregrine is one of those great ‘start of the year birds’, an added bonus to a New Year outing to coastal marshes or inland wetlands, where this large and powerful falcon may be seen to strike at waders and smaller wildfowl. For others the Peregrine is a bird of the open uplands, breeding where there are suitable rocky outcrops, or a master of our western sea cliffs, where Puffin and Guillemot feature alongside Feral Pigeon as prey. Regardless of the manner in which the Peregrine enters your birdwatching realm, there is no doubting its place as a totemic species: here.
- Snowy owls, as far as Bermuda (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Snowy Owls spotted in Chicago area (cltv.com)
- Snowy Owl Migrations (raxacollective.wordpress.com)
- Snowy Owl Invasion: 2011 versus 2013 (vtecostudies.wordpress.com)
- Snowy owl spotted in downtown Spfld. (wwlp.com)
- Snow on the Beach (roadsendnaturalist.wordpress.com)
- Snowy owls, harlequin duck among visitors (goerie.com)
- Snowy Owls Everywhere! (tremendouslyimpressive.wordpress.com)
- The Snowy Owls Are Saved! (wnyc.org)