[CT Birds] Possible inland Snowy Owl

Andrew Griswold andrewgriswold at comcast.net
Tue Dec 10 09:26:30 EST 2013


The Snowy Owl seen in Essex was inland by about four miles, perhaps hunting the highway median. 

Cheers,  A.

Andrew Griswold
Sent from the field.

On Dec 9, 2013, at 10:28 PM, <jtriana1 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Folks,
> 
> Take this story for what it's worth..
> 
> My oldest daughter was looking at my youngest daughter's ipad, browsing
> through her instagram account.  As she was perusing it, she came across a
> photo of a snowy owl.  The kid who posted it stated she took the picture in
> her backyard.  It looked like it was taken in a backyard, but was a tight
> shot so I couldn't be certain.  I had my youngest daughter pose some
> questions on the photo.  The photographer said she took the photo y'day
> (Sunday) and last saw the bird about noon.
> 
> If it was an ordinary backyard, I'd be skeptical, but I looked up where
> these people live in Prospect and there is a big field behind her
> backyard..so..maybe..  You never know.
> 
> Thanks,
> JT
> 
> 
> 
> John Triana
> jtriana1 at sbcglobal.net
> "Just take your shoes off and get soulful, ya know?" - Otis Redding
> 
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