ALWAYS IN SEASON: Snowy owls make their appearance in the area
Published 01/24/2010, Grand Forks Herald
Nature is a better reporter than prognosticator, and it’s wrong to think of snowy owls as a sign of things to come. But it’s easy to understand how this bit of folklore developed. Snowy owls have been scarce all season — until last week, when I received reports of seven different sightings, all in Grand Forks County. And I saw a snowy owl myself, my first owl of the winter.Word count: 655
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