"On Silent Wings-The Magic of the Snowy Owl"
by Peter Christoph-MA
Monday, September 21, 7:30 PM
Our second presentation of the year will both awe you with the photography and teach you about this magnificent bird-the snowy owl. During the winter of 2013-2014 award-winning Massachusetts wildlife photographer Peter Christoph spent 14 full days along the Atlantic coast following the movements of a few snowy owls during their winter migration to the beaches of Salisbury, Hampton and Plum Island. They flew quite a distance from their home on the frozen tundra in the high Arctic and Peter was there to capture these rare and intimate photographs of the owls taken in their winter habitat. Several of his snowy owl photos have earned national and international awards and Peter will share his secrets for how they were obtained. This program will both entertain and instruct you.
Our speaker is one of New England's best known wildlife photographers, frequently presenting for Mass Audubon, the Appalachian Mountain Club, the National Wildlife Refuge System, and numerous libraries, camera clubs and schools. His passion for capturing birds in their natural habitat, his technical excellence, and his artistic vision are revealed in his compelling images. He is set apart as one of the very few photographers willing to share both his photographic knowledge and his favorite locations with other photographers. His images have appeared in many books and magazines and he has authored two bird books, which are available at Mass Audubon’s Wachusett Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary and online at his website. The image of the snowy on the home page of our website was a medal winner in our last Greater Lynn International for best nature image.
Please visit Peters’ website for more of his photography, information and links to purchase his books www.peterchristoph.com