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10:00 11/04/14
10/04
Negative news
14:08 25/03/14
Negative news
14:18 24/03/14
Notable
11:24 24/03/14
Negative news
15:43 28/12/13
22:52 12/12/13
07/12
12:03 25/11/13
24/11

10 reports returned.

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Ancienne-Lorette, Canada
24/03/14
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Ancienne-Lorette, Canada
22/03/14
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Saint-Vallier, Canada
22/03/14
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Saint-Nicholas, Canada
28/03/14
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Ottowa area, Canada
22/02/14
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Exnaboe, Mainland, Shetland
14/02/14 Notable photo
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Exnaboe, Mainland, Shetland
14/02/14
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Mossleigh, Canada
20/01/14
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undisclosed site, Canada
29/01/14 Former Photo of the Week
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Moosleigh, Canada
20/01/14
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Vlieland, Netherlands
21/01/14
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Vlieland, Netherlands
21/01/14
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Vlieland, Netherlands
21/01/14
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Vlieland, Netherlands
21/01/14
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Solas, N.Uist, Outer Hebrides
13/05/13
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Solas, N.Uist, Outer Hebrides
13/05/13
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Ben Macdui, Moray/Nairn
05/04/13
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Ben Macdui, Moray/Nairn
05/04/13
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Ben Macdui, Moray/Nairn
04/03/13
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Ben Macdui, Moray/Nairn
01/03/13
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East of Calgary, Canada
13/12/12
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East of Calgary, Canada
13/12/12
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East of Calgary, Canada
13/12/12
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Greinetobht, N.Uist, Outer Hebrides
16/05/12
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Greinetobht, N.Uist, Outer Hebrides
16/05/12

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hide section Accepted historical records for Snowy Owl (2308)

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Snowy Owl has been reported in the following areas (Bird News Extra subscribers can see a list of all records, as well as charts and graphs analysing the data by area, year, month, age and sex):

Alderney (3)
Anglesey (2)
Angus/Dundee (4)
Antrim (4)
Argyll (7)
Armagh (1)
Ayr (1)
Borders (1)
Carmarthen (1)
Clare (2)
Cleveland (1)
Clyde (5)
Cork (1)
Cornwall (5)
Cumbs (3)
Derbys (2)
Devon (8)
Donegal (12)
Dorset (1)
Down (4)
Dublin (2)
Dumf & Gall (3)
Durham (2)
E Sussex (1)
E Yorks (1)
East Glamorgan (1)
Essex (1)
Fermanagh (1)
Fife (2)
Galway (12)
Guernsey (5)
Gwent (2)
Gwynedd (1)
Hants (3)
Highland (35)
IOM (2)
IOW (1)
Kent (5)
L'derry (2)
Leitrim (1)
Limerick (1)
Lincs (1)
Longford (1)
Lothian (1)
Mayo (36)
Moray/Nairn (18)
N Yorks (3)
NE Scotland (32)
none (3)
Norfolk (14)
Northumbs (6)
Orkney (43)
Outer Hebrides (72)
Perth/Kinross (1)
Powys (1)
Roscommon (1)
Sark (1)
Scilly (6)
Shetland (176)
Sligo (1)
Somerset (4)
Suffolk (6)
Tipperary (1)
Tyrone (1)
W Sussex (1)
Westmeath (1)
Wexford (1)
Wilts (1)

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Snowy Owl breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Finland
Greenland
Iceland
Norway
Russia
Sweden

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Fri 14/02/14
Birding abroad: Snowy Owl spectacular!
Birding abroad Snowy Owl spectacular!
Kevin Du Rose headed out to Arctic Canada to experience this winter's exceptional Snowy Owl influx for himself, and came back with some truly memorable images.  read on read on

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