Date: 11/26/17 9:56 am
From: <pygmyowl...>
Subject: Re: [cobirds] SNOWY OWL, Morgan County
Here is just an FYI...
When Snowy Owls are perched on a high perch like a telephone pole during
the day, The bird is hunting, because it is hungry. When Snowies are
content they perch on the ground with their eyes almost closed.
If anyone goes searching for it and finds it on a high perch such as a
telephone pole, stay far enough away from it as to not make it fly as it is
most likely quite hungry.

Scott Rashid
Estes Park



On Sun, 26 Nov 2017 02:52:09 +0000, Anne Price <raptoresse...> wrote:
> On Saturday, 11/25, at 12:15 PM and again at 2:00 PM, a snowy owl was
> sited, sitting on a light pole on the north side of I-76 in Morgan Co.
> The owl was sitting on a pole just east of the second Ft. Morgan exit,
> Interstate 76 and State Hwy 52, on the north side of the interstate, and
> south of Riverside Park. The light pole was nearly directly over the
> shoulder of the highway.
>
> Lauren Migalski and Hannah Crowley first spotted the owl at 12:15 PM.
> They got off the freeway, circled back and photographed the owl. This
was
> unbeknownst to me, but when I drove by at 2:00 PM, "she" (educated
guess)
> was in the same position.
>
> I'm afraid I don't know how to add photos to a COBIRDS post, but if
> someone will e-mail me privately, I can send them on with proper credit
> and they can be officially shared.
>
> Definitely the highlight of my weekend!
>
> ~Anne Price
>
> Littleton, Jefferson County
>
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