GG Owl from last Fall

Great Gray Owl by Pete Schultz

Great Gray Owl by Pete Schultz

Pete Schultz from the International Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau (http://rainylake.org/) just sent me this photo that he took last fall while Grouse hunting. The Great Gray Owl was found in Koochiching County back in the woods on a remote forest road.
Great Gray Owl

Great Gray Owl

Here’s a cropped view of the same photo. The distinctive white moustache stands out on this bird and is a good field mark. I wonder if this is a resident Owl or if he had just moved down from Canada. Koochiching County is a fascinating place. It’s remoteness makes it even more alluring. I’ve been slowly exploring the County and the birding is great as I blogged about in this POST from last summer.
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1 Response to GG Owl from last Fall

  1. Eileen says:

    I love owls and you had a great sighting. Cool photos!

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