Drive along Highway 5 and take exits along the Skagit river, there are lots of places where you can spot fantastic birdlife.
Photographing in the rain with expensive gear requires careful planning and good protection. I used platic wraps and umbrellas to protect mine.
It was truly a remarkable experience watching these snowy owls in the wild, getting soaked in the rain. Their calm yet wise demeanor and contrasting cuteness just makes them one of my favorite species among the birds of prey.