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A male Snowy Owl soaks up warmth from the ash covered ground of a range recently burned by a wildfire Dec. 14 at Fort Riley. Snowy Owls are an unusual sight at Fort Riley. They spend their summer months above the Arctic Circle hunting prey like lemmings. In winter months, they venture south following prey, but generally stay nearer to the U.S.-Canadian border. Snowy Owls are among the largest owls found in North America.


A male Snowy Owl soaks up warmth from the ash covered ground of a range recently burned by a wildfire Dec. 14 at Fort Riley. Snowy Owls are an unusual sight at Fort Riley. They spend their summer months above the Arctic Circle hunting prey like lemmings. In winter months, they venture south following prey, but generally stay nearer to the U.S.-Canadian border. Snowy Owls are among the largest owls found in North America.

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