Wintering Snowy Owls feed on Sea Ducks in the Belcher Islands, Nunavut, Canada

Author(s): 
Robertson, Gregory J.
Gilchrist, H. Grant
Canadian Wildlife Service
Publication Date: 
2003

j. Raptor Res. 37(2):164-166¸ 2003 The Raptor Research Foundation, Inc.
Short Communications
While studying the ecology of sea ducks wintering around the Belcher Islands, we
also recorded Snowy Owls (Gilchrist and Robertson 2000). Herein, we expand on
our observations of Snowy Owls, describing their distribution and their relationship
w•th wintering Common Eiders (Somateria mollissima) and Long-tailed Ducks (Clangula hyemalis).

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