A traffic camera has captured a spectacular image of a snowy owl in full flight.
The picture above is one of a series taken by a CCTV camera on Highway 40 in the West Island of Montreal, on 3 January.
The Quebec Transport Minister, Robert Poetin, then shared the photos on Twitter, writing: “Magnificent snowy owl picked up by surveillance cameras of the road network on the A-40 in the West of MTL.”
See the video below:
The snowy owl is an official symbol of Quebec and is protected from hunters in Canada, though birds are occasionally killed in collisions with cars, airplanes, and utility lines.
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