VIDEO- July 27, 2022 Snowy Owl Nesting Update
Inclement weather conditions in Utqiagvik, Alaska have had the ORI research team held up at our field station! Rain, sleet, and snow has been unremitting, setting a record daily rainfall of 1.42 inches in Utqiagvik on July 26. As viewers have seen, the Snowy Owl pair have been enduring the weather: the female remains on the nest, hunkered down in the rain, and the male regularly delivers prey. A break in the weather should come soon, and our researchers can get back to work
VIDEO- Snowy Owl Breeding Season Update
Video recorded July 23, 2022 A short video update from ORI's Denver Holt, Chloe Hernandez, and Solai Le Fay on how the breeding season is going so far! Watch the live cam 24/7 online: YouTube: https://youtu.be/jdyW_ZT0nhM Explore: https://explore.org/livecams/owl-research-institute/arctic-snowy-owl-nesting-cam Questions about Snowy Owls or something you saw on the live cam? Submit them here: View previously answered questions here:
Snowy Owl nesting cam now live!
Special thanks to explore.org! It is not easy to set up a live camera streaming 24/7 from the Arctic tundra, but the amazing folks at explore.org worked with ORI to make it happen. THANK YOU! Watch the cam live on explore.org Watch live on YouTube Video update from Denver Holt Have a question about Snowy Owls or something you saw on the live cam? Submit your question here: We'll post answers on our website and in the explore.org Snowy Owl cam chat (they will be pinned as Feat
Denver's TEDxBozeman talk now on YouTube
We've been waiting since Denver gave his talk back in April 2022 to be able to share this with you, and here it is! In this talk, he shares information on the owls of Montana, including ID tips, what species might be found in different habitats, and some of his world-famous owl vocalizations. Enjoy! From the TEDx YouTube page: Owls are one of the most widely recognized, and popular groups of animals in the world, but most of us feel they are a tad elusive and hard to
Update from Alaska: "It's a tough year on the tundra"
July 5, 2022 Today we heard from Denver and got an update on how the 2022 Snowy Owl breeding season is going: So far only one Snowy Owl nest As of today, he's only been able to find one active Snowy Owl nest in ORI's study area, which is in and around the town of Utqiagvik, Alaska. This nest has 6 eggs, and he estimates that the female started laying on June 16 or 17-- which is about 30 days later than normal. Typically, Snowy Owl eggs hatch sometime around June 15 to 21th. T