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Snowy owl spotted at Cheyenne Bottoms by several

A snowy owl was spotted Saturday, Dec. 28 at Cheyenne Bottoms in pool 2 by several different individuals.
Snowy owls are an arctic tundra species that are rarely seen as far south as Kansas. However, some years, due to large hatches of owls and/or shortages of food, the large white owls migrate south into the U.S.
In 2011, over 100 owls were documented in Kansas and numerous snowy owls were seen at Cheyenne Bottoms.
This year, several snowy owls have been observed in Kansas, but not nearly as many as ...

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