AUTHORITATIVE SNOWY OWLET

AUTHORITATIVE SNOWY OWLET

by STRIX

Original Artwork

Pastels on Pastel Paper

210 mm x 297 mm

SNOWY OWLS

The ghost like snowy owl has unmistakable white plumage that echoes its Arctic origins.

These large owls breed on the Arctic tundra, where females lay a clutch of 3 to 11 eggs. Parents are territorial and will defend their nests against all comers—even wolves.

Young owls, especially males, get whiter as they get older. Females are darker than males, with dusky spotting, and never become totally white.

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DESCRIPTION

‘Authoritative’ is full of bossy self-confidence and attitude, he rules his nest and he will take on the world! This is the second of 3 sketches capturing the cheeky character belonging to a trio of adorable snowy owlets.

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