Snowy owl spotted in Fort Worth. (Credit: Ben Sandifer)

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A wild snowy owl was spotted in Fort Worth Thursday — a rare sighting for the species in North Texas.

Ben Sandifer filmed video of the owl, saying it was found in a large shopping center near I-35 in North Fort Worth. He said it was healthy and was flying, hunting and preening.

According to Sandifer, the owl is known for having feathers with no pigment, aiding them in their habitat.