Zenfolio | Jack Stephens | Hawks, Owls and Vultures | Snowy Owl
Taken 2-Jan-12
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Keywords:Birds, Raptors, Snowy Owl
Photo Info

Dimensions1000 x 667
Original file size105 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken2-Jan-12 11:40
Date modified4-Aug-13 12:31
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark III
Focal length700 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.7
Exposure1/400 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Ocean Shores, Washington

In the winter of 2011-2012, there was an huge influx of Snowy Owls across the entire northern US. Called an "irruption", it is unclear why this occurs, but it does seem to repeat on an approximately seven year cycle.