Ookpik: the travels of a snowy owl

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Boyds Mills Press,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
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One snowy owl's first year and its struggle to survive. Fed by his parents, Ookpik, which means "snowy owl" in the Inuit language, grows quickly in the short Arctic summer. By autumn he has learned to hunt on his own, but prey is scarce on the tundra that year. The owl's instincts tell him that he must leave this land or starve. Ookpik flies south, over the great forests of Canada, and finally lands in the United States, always searching for food and a winter hunting ground. With vivid watercolor illustrations, Bruce Hiscock depicts the changing landscape, from the treeless Arctic of Baffin Island to the dairy country of eastern New York. There, Ookpik settles for the winter, much to the delight of bird watchers. An author's note offers additional details on the life of the snowy owl.
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9781590784617
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subject_facet Snowy owl, Snowy owl -- Juvenile literature, Snowy owl -- Migration, Snowy owl -- Migration -- Juvenile literature
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