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Snowy Owl, Epe Zoo I had a lot of better shots than this, but in all of them, that little branch hovering above its head was blocking the view. Bubo scandiacus,Epe,Europe,Geotagged,Netherlands,Snowy Owl,The Netherlands,Wissel Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Snowy Owl, Epe Zoo

I had a lot of better shots than this, but in all of them, that little branch hovering above its head was blocking the view.

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  1. Still an awesome shot! Posted 7 years ago

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The Snowy Owl is a large owl of the typical owl family Strigidae. The Snowy Owl was first classified in 1758 by Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish naturalist who developed binomial nomenclature to classify and organize plants and animals. The bird is also known in North America as the Arctic Owl, Great White Owl or Harfang. Until recently, it was regarded as the sole member of a distinct genus, as ''Nyctea scandiaca'', but mtDNA cytochrome ''b'' sequence data shows that it is very closely related to.. more

Similar species: Owls
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded May 8, 2014. Captured Jul 28, 2012 12:26 in Woesterbergweg, 8162 Epe, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO1250
  • 230mm