Many years ago, while in the infancy of my birding addiction, I was headed out to Skilak Loop Road to check lynx traps. We were capturing and fitting a few of these animals with radio-collars to track their movements and fates. As I got to the outskirts of Sterling, a very large bird flew out of the snowstorm and landed on a small spruce next to the highway. I recognized right away that it was not a Great Horned Owl, but was in fact the first Great Gray Owl I had ever seen.
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