@Rachel Carson NWR
@Rachel Carson NWR

Saco, ME

@Biddeford Pool
@Biddeford Pool

On the "Mile Stretch."

Stall Speed
Stall Speed

It was December 28, 2013...20° with a 35MPH Wind...and I trudged  through mid-calf high mud in a pair of chest waders about 125 yards from "the Mile Stretch" and into the mudflat at Biddeford Pool.

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Immature Male Snowy about to be released
Immature Male Snowy about to be released

Norm Smith of Massachusetts Audubon is a Snowy Owl expert.  His team caught this young male Snowy Owl at Boston's Logan Airport and it was brought to Parker River NWR in Newburyport to be released.

Pre-Release...
Pre-Release...

Norm Smith of Massachusetts Audubon is a Snowy Owl expert.  His team caught this young male Snowy Owl at Boston's Logan Airport and it was brought to Parker River NWR in Newburyport to be released.

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What's he looking at...
What's he looking at...

This Snowy Owl was not too happy about the noise made by the helicopter flying over the marsh.

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