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Quick post......sorry.

Snowy Owl et al - Cyclic food crash.

See excerpt from " The Birder's Handbook" by Ehrlich, Dobkin and Wheye
(if still available, a good book to have in one's home library)

http://books.google.com/books?id=pgU1ARdcFAUC&pg=PA639&lpg=PA639&dq=what+causes+snowy+owl+irruptions&source=bl&ots=gYiDY6qr6b&sig=JFFgiI4LcPRZefrsRPwp8BWeOPA&hl=en&ei=zUnNTrzcMoHK2AXxqfFI&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CE8Q6AEwBTgK#v=onepage&q=what%20causes%20snowy%20owl%20irruptions&f=false 
<http://books.google.com/books?id=pgU1ARdcFAUC&pg=PA639&lpg=PA639&dq=what+causes+snowy+owl+irruptions&source=bl&ots=gYiDY6qr6b&sig=JFFgiI4LcPRZefrsRPwp8BWeOPA&hl=en&ei=zUnNTrzcMoHK2AXxqfFI&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=6&ved=0CE8Q6AEwBTgK#v=onepage&q=what%20causes%20snowy%20owl%20irruptions&f=false>

The drought in the West, SW affecting food sources therefore
probable contributing to vagrants.

Hope this helps.
Others will probably add to it.

Charlene Malone
St. L co.

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