Is this an owl?

by Rebecca Headrick
(Merced, CA)


We think it's an owl, but can't tell. Big thick yellow legs, big giant eyes, turned his head all the way around. Sighted in the Central Valley California city of Merced on 2/10/12 at about 3pm Pacific time. any help would be much appreciated.


Mostly white with dark eyes, black wing tips and a gray back.

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Feb 13, 2012
We figured it out...
by: Ron

It is a Kite! He showed up again the next day. Very cool,

Feb 12, 2012
Is this an owl?
by: Bettie

From the back,this looks like a snowy owl.

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