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Snowy Owls Visit Delaware And Delmarva

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They're back!  In the winter of 2013 there was a massive irruption of snowy owls (Bubo Scandiacus) and they were all over the place in Delaware and Delmarva.  You literally couldn't go anywhere without seeing or hearing about a snowy owl.  Ever since then everyone has been hoping to see one again.  Last year we didn't see too many of them, there was one near the Dover Air Force base for a couple of weeks.  This year however more snowy owls are showing up again, or we are just seeing them.  Sometimes they are here, but . . .

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