This reminds me of when a flock of young Starlings stop in my gardens and find the birdbaths. It isn't unusual at those times to have a group of 6 to 10 birds in each bath, the drops of water flying everywhere, glistening in the sunlight.
How is that this owl is living in the snow? The owl has adopted to its environment. Nature found a way to make it work. We tend to find ways to go against nature. Let's get back to being one with nature.