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Snowy Owl taking flight
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Image details:  
Image Description: Snowy Owl taking flight
Image notes: A recovering young male trys his damaged wings.
Species in Image: Snowy Owl
Date: 1968
Area: Fetlar
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01613

General details:  
Common Name Snowy Owl
Latin Name Bubo scandiacus
Latin Group Name Strigiformes
Latin Family Name Strigidae
Common Family Name Owls

A rare migrant from the arctic.

Bobby Tulloch discovered the first recorded nest in Britain on Stakkaberg, Fetlar in 1967. After which, the pair bred for nine years and 23 young were fledged.

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