Snowy Owl chicks from the 2019 breeding season are just banded and available for adoption! These symbolic adoptions are a unique way to connect with the Snowy Owls of the Alaskan Arctic and help support our research and conservation around the species. Your Snowy Owl Adoption documents come in a presentation folder and include the following: 


  • A personalized Certificate of Snowy Owl Adoption with banding information including band number, leg placment, banding date and location, number in nest, and hatch order
  • A color photograph of Owl Research Institute Founder Denver Holt banding chicks in the field
  • A Snowy Owl fact sheet
  • 2 Owl Research Institute stickers
  • An acknowledgment letter and thank you
  • The Roost, annual newsletter of ORI
  • Optional gift message to recipient


If you want to adopt one of the chicks from the live-cam nest, please specify which one below.


Free shipping with promo code.

Banded Snowy Owl Adoption - arrives in a presentation folder


    • Adoption packets for 2019 will be sent out on August 9th (we won't be done banding until then). 
    • If you include a gift message, it will be printed on a gift card and included with the package
    • Packages are shipped via US Postal Service
    • If it is a gift, be sure to include the receipient's name and address.


  • Enter promo code at checkout to apply this special offer.





We welcome all media inquiries. If you are a credentialed member of the media and wish to set up an interview or request further information, please e-mail



We are so grateful to the photographers who capture owls, and our work, in the most amazing ways. They generously share their work with us, and you. Check out the works of some of the photographers whose work is featured on our site! They are incredible talented artists who are committed to wildlife conservation.

Thank you to:

Kurt Lindsay:

Daniel J Cox:

Radd Icenoggle:

Melissa Groo:

Ly Dang:

Tom Murphy:

Deborah Hanson



The ORI is a non-profit, 501(c) 3, tax-exempt organization. We are funded by individual and non-profit  group donations, grants from foundations and corporations, and occasionally agency contracts.

We accept donations of real property. Please consider us in your estate planning.

Donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. Our federal tax identification number is 81-0453479.





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