PHOTOS: Snowy owls return to the shores of Lake Erie
The irruption of Snowy Owls continues along the shores of Lake area as birdwatchers, visitors to the lake and naturalists spot these feathery, arctic birds. Since November, there have been at least 10 sightings of the Snowy Owls
. The influx is caused by a successful nesting season in their native habitats in upper North America and Europe where a native rodent called a lemming is abundant.