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Tundra Watch - Snowy Owl By Rod Frederick

By Rod Frederick

Tundra Watch - Snowy Owl by Rod Frederick

Inhabitants of the north have had to adapt to life in a world of extremes. While the season changes gradually in the areas between the Poles and the Equator, the Arctic can change in just a few weeks.

With a circumpolar distribution the snowy owl has been able to enjoy life in some of the most barren places. He is large, an adaptation shared by many arctic animals to conserve body heat. Although most owls are nocturnal, the arctic summer provides little darkness so the snowy may be active around the clock. They prefer open country where they often perch conspicuously on low tree shags or rock outcroppings.

At times they can be seen dotting the tundra as they wait from their vantage point for lemmings. In years when lemming populations are low, many owls are forced to move much further south in search of food. This migration out of their normal range takes place almost consistently every four or five years. These "flight years" often bring in reports of snowy owls well south in more temperate climates. In the lower latitudes, however, they must compete more heavily with other bird species for food so they generally are not around for long.

Tundra Watch - Snowy Owl by Rod Frederick is available as a Signed And Numbered Limited Edition Print for sale. The print has a vertical 16 x 29 Image Size and is priced at $sold out. They are in mint condition and have never been framed. Wildlife Artist Rod Frederick art prints on sale framed any way you want or unframed. Order your print today. All prints are professionally boxed and insured and guaranteed to arrive in mint condition. Wildlife Artist Rod Frederick painted a White Snowy Owl sitting on a fallen tree in a winter setting in Art Prints for sale. Birds Of Prey and Snowy Owls in Artwork on sale painted by Wildlife Artist Rod Frederick. All prints have been hand signed by the artist. This Print was published in 1987.

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