Here’s another rare winter visitor that sets pulses racing among Florida’s birding community. Not to the levels a Snowy Owl produces but still a mega worth twitching! The one pictured below, was one of three I saw at Huguenot Memorial Park in Jacksonville a few years ago. I’ve seen a lot of Snow Bunts back … More Snow Bunting
Winter is a great time of year to listen for North America’s top nocturnal predator, the Great Horned Owl. They are quite common in Tallahassee and can often be heard hooting not long after sunset or during the early hours of the day before sun rises. Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, J. R. Alford … More Cold night hoots!
Recent weather has been a bit on the chilly side. Snow has fallen in the neighboring states of Alabama and Georgia, which doesn’t happen very often. Will it snow in the sunshine state this winter? Probably not BUT, snow of a different kind may well show up. There have been 2 records of Snowy Owl … More Snowy Forecast?