There is something very magical about that moment when a “cloak of white feathers” soars on silent wings above milky white snows. Silence and stealth are synonymous. As such, the majestic snowy owl transports viewers to an ethereal space that is inhabited by frozen beauty, windswept prairies and the chills of tundra. It’s the undeniable beauty and allure of white-on-white. Sometimes called the “ghost owl, the snowy owl is the second largest owl in Canada, with only the Great Gray Owl being larger.