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Traffic camera shows snowy owl in flight

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Posted at 7:06 PM, Jan 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-08 06:39:27-05

If owls weren’t stunning enough to begin with, a traffic camera in Montreal has perfectly captured how graceful they can appear, even while blanketed in snow. 

A series of images were snapped above Montreal’s Highway 40 on Jan.3, when an owl flew up towards the corner of the frame and past the camera.
 
Canadian politician Robert Poëti posted images from the traffic cam on his Facebook page Thursday, writing, “Here are a couple of shots of this beautiful snowy owl."
 

Un impressionnant voyageur a été capté en plein vol le matin du 3 janvier, par les caméras de surveillance du réseau...

Posted by Robert Poëti on Thursday, January 7, 2016

 
The images have since been shared nearly 8,000 times.