414 South Jasmine Street,
Chris Owens and Jim Petro
Species, Date, Time and Location Information
12/15/2017 8:00:00 AM
12/15/2017 8:15:00 AM
Duration (total time in view):
Northwest of Fort Morgan - Corn Field
Open Corn Field - perched on irrigation pipe
Scope and binos
Approx 500 feet
Description of the Bird
Very white bird with much brownish mottling on back and head. Perched on irrigation pipe. Easily seen. Bird did not move for the entire observation period. Assumed that this was the same bird that was seen closer to Fort Morgan on I76 a few weeks earlier. This bird was seen by most of those who were involved in the Weldona-Fort Morgan CBC - December 15, 2017.
Similar Species Discussion
None - could not imagine another bird with this coloration and size.
This bird is quite recognizable - did not use any other form of ID. Was able to get ID photos.
I have seen Snowy Owls on two different locations in Colorado. The first being the juvenile owl seen east of Barr Lake State Park a few years ago. Also was able to see a bird at 114th & Trussville Road (near DIA) a couple of years ago.
Date Documentation Submitted
12/19/2017 2:40:00 PM
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