January 25, 2018

20 magnificent photos of arctic snowy owls spotted in metro Detroit

If you're lucky, you may have spotted a relatively unusual sight in Detroit lately: the striking black and white snowy owl, visiting from the arctic tundra in northern Canada. One has taken up a regular roost on the rooftop of One Woodward Avenue, much to the delight of Quicken Loans employees. One woman even found one perched on top of her car parked outside the post office, and others have been spotted hunting throughout the city and suburbs.

To read more about Detroit's snowy owl invasion, click here.

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Photo taken in downtown Detroit by Kimberly Fantroy.
Photo taken in downtown Detroit by Kimberly Fantroy.
Photo taken near Ontario. 
Photo via @MrsMc1ntyre, Instagram
Photo taken near Ontario.
Photo via @MrsMc1ntyre, Instagram
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted atop a garage next door to the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak.
Photo by Pamela Kaufmann
Owl spotted atop a garage next door to the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak.
Photo by Pamela Kaufmann
Owl spotted atop a garage next door to the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak.
Photo by Pamela Kaufmann
Owl spotted atop a garage next door to the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak.
Photo by Pamela Kaufmann
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.
Owl spotted at Pt. Mouillee State Game Area during January 2018.
Photo by Bruce Szczechowski.