Posted by Bob Lefebvre (I apologize that the blog was down for the last two days. It was a server problem – we aren’t going away!)
About a dozen years ago some people started using the term “superb owl” in advertising to avoid a similar copyrighted term, and since owls are indeed superb, birders have had a lot of fun with it on game day by posting their favourite photos of owls. Here are some local owls to liven up your day.
Snowy Owl, January 2018, east of Calgary. Photo by Ron Chiasson.
Snowy Owl, November 2017, east of Calgary. Photo by Ron Chiasson.
A well-camouflaged Great Gray Owl, November 2, 2017, Bow Valley Parkway. Photo by Michael Kim.
Great Horned Owl, December 19, 2017, High River area. Photo by Anne Elliott.
Northern Pygmy-Owl, January 28, 2018, west of Calgary.
Northern Pygmy-Owl, November 2017, Bebo Grove, Fish Creek Park. Photo by Ron Chiasson.
Northern Hawk-Owl, February 2017, west Calgary. Photo by Ron Chiasson.
Ron Chiasson’s photos can be seen at Ron Chiasson Photography.
Dan Arndt’s photos are on his Flickr page.
Anne Elliot’s photos and extensive descriptions of her photographic experiences are on her Flickr page.