Owl News Articles Index - Page 10
Owl returns to family tree
By Helen Jones, 2010-05-15
Derby, New York, U.S.A. - It was a long way home - straight up, as a matter of fact.
But with a little help from friends, a fledgling great horned owl was reunited
with her family Friday night.
''I think she knows where she's going,'' Marianne Hites, a volunteer with the
Messinger Woods Wildlife Care and Education ...
Celebrity owlets get new home at Brooks
2010-05-13, 1 comment
North Andover, Massachusetts, U.S.A. - Forget spring fever. The Brooks School campus community caught owl fever last week, when two resident baby Great Horned Owls were moved from a temporary home to a permanent one on the cross country fire trail.
The celebrity owlets made their first official appearance nearly three weeks
Owls find golf course home a wise choice
By Amy Deis, 2010-05-13
Clarendon Hills, Illinois, U.S.A. - A National Geographic moment such as baby owls tearing apart a rabbit for dinner isn't common in most people's back yards.
But for the past few months, several Clarendon Hills residents who live near the Hinsdale Golf Course have been watching three baby great horned owls grow up,
learn how to ...
Number of barking owls are falling and researchers want to know why
North-east Victoria, Australia - The number of barking owls, also known as the screaming woman, is dwindling
in the state and researchers are launching a project to understand the decline.
As part of her research, Department of Sustainability and Environment officer
Natasha Schedvin goes to roadsides in the state's north-eas...
Humane Society Fields Complaints About Euthanized Owls
By Denise Hnytka, 2010-05-01
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A. - Visitors to the Great Plains Nature Center watch the wildlife from a
distance. But one family's up close encounter with nature sparked a loud debate
in the animal community.
The Oster family brought four baby screech owls from their backyard to the
Sedgwick County Zoo Sunday. The zoo says i...
Owl puppet used to feed orphan tawny chicks rescued from the wild
Andover, Hampshire, England, U.K. - When three orphan tawny owl chicks were handed into a hawk rescue centre,
workers were determined stop them from becoming tame.
So they came up with an ingenious method of feeding the trio - a home-made tawny
The glove-puppet is being used by the team at the Hawk Conservancy Tr...
Owl family reunited, recovering from tree fall
By Lindsey Poisson, 2010-04-29, 1 comment
Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. - A family of owls - a mother and her three owlets - is recovering after a
Gridley Park tree with their nest was cut down Wednesday morning.
A tree-cutting crew discovered the three Eastern screech owlets among
one of several trees they cut down in the park.
Only days old, eyes still unopened ...
Wise owls cash in as vole population soars
By Lizzie Robinson, 2010-04-29
Kielder, Northumberland, England, U.K. - The tawny owl population in one of the UK's largest forests is booming as a
result of the harsh winter, a Forestry Commission expert said today.
There has been a significant increase in the number of voles, which the birds of
prey feed on, in Kielder Forest, Northumberland, and experts believ...
Family outraged after Sedgwick Co. Zoo euthanizes owls
By Josh Witsman, 2010-04-26
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A. - David Oster and his father were cutting down a tree in their west Wichita back yard when they got a surprise.
"At the point that the tree hit the ground, we saw four little baby birds pop
out of the bottom," David Oster said.
The birds were believed to be four baby screech owls.
Alton officers give a hoot, rescue baby owl
Alton, Illinois, U.S.A. - An irate mother barred owl attacked a dog in its yard Wednesday, apparently
because she thought it was threateningly close to her vulnerable, fluffy baby on the ground below.
The dog reportedly did not suffer any injuries, with an unidentified person
calling Alton Animal Control about the unh...