Birders welcome more snowy owls to Atlantic Canada but it may not be good news for the birds

Alain Clavette

Alain Clavette


Birders in Atlantic Canada are racking up an unusually high number of snowy owl sightings. The birds are beautiful to see but they may not have long to live. They come from the Arctic, so they'll have to find different food sources further south, plus they'll be competing for resources with other birds.

Alain Clavette could see one owl through his telescope when we reached him in Shediac, New Brunswick. He's on Twitter @Acadian_Birder. Listen to the avid bird watcher here:

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