There is immense power in those thick wings and Snowy Owls are powerful and fast flyers and one of the few Owls that can catch a small bird. Thats probably why Snow Buntings will mob them. This is a double wing stretch and the only time I have seen a Snowy stretch more than one wing at a time.
Photographed near Cumberland Ontario Canada
Canon 30D and 500 F4L ISO 320 and 1/320 at F7.1
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