Hi Sarah,

    Snowy owl is a rare bird in Vermont, though not unexpected in winter.
Usually one or two show up in the mid-Champlain Valley. This year I've had
no reports. Would you please supply more details about your snowy owl
sighting - specific location (nearest road or trail head), habitat and field
marks, how good a look you got.
    Many thanks in advance.

Wayne Scott
Compiler, VT Rare Bird Alert

416 Hanover Center Road
Etna, NH 03750
(603) 643-0179
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> Speaking of snowy owls, I spotted one, backcountry skiing during an ascent of
> Mt. Mansfield towards the bottom near Jericho.  Beautiful.
> Sarah
> Morrisville