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Photographer Captures Snowy Owl Along Lake Michigan

This winter promises to be a particularly good one for bird enthusiasts who are currently enjoying an “invasion” of Snowy Owls into the Chicago area.

Chicago Tonight has created a map of recent sightings based on data compiled by eBird, an online database of bird observations.

The last opportunity to see such owls in large numbers was the winter of 2013-2014. Back then, Jay Shefsky tagged along with bird enthusiast and photographer Jerry Goldner as he photographed one of the last visitors of the season.

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