[Tweeters] Snowy Owl predation rfi

Paul Bannick paul.bannick at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 14:43:21 PST 2019

I have seen and photographed (see my latest book) Pomerine Jaegers take
young from a nest and have watched Arctic Fox try to take flightless

On Friday, January 11, 2019, Gary Bletsch <garybletsch at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Dear Tweeters,


> A third-grader has me stumped. What, if anything, preys upon Snowy Owls,

> or their eggs or young?


> I told her that all I can give is an educated guess: maybe humans, polar

> bears, or arctic foxes?


> I doubt even a Gyrfalcon would want to mess with Snowy Owls at the nest!


> Any information would be welcomed! I could even put in a request to get

> your name into her “Works Cited” page!


> Yours truly,


> Gary Bletsch


> Sent from my iPhone

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