Owl News Articles Index - Page 11
Benton City woman takes care of baby owls
By Kevin McCullen, 2010-04-24
Benton City, Washington, U.S.A. - The owl nesting boxes are nearly full at Michele Caron's spread, and the babies are hungry.
A cacophony of hisses greeted Caron one evening this week as she climbed a
ladder to peer into a wooden nesting, or hacking, box perched on a pole about a
dozen feet off the ground.
The handful of f...
Center for Wildlife releases rehabilitated owl
By Joanne Terrasi, 2010-04-23
York, Maine, U.S.A. - Cape Neddick's Center for Wildlife marked the release of a
rehabilitated barred owl on Wednesday, in a special ceremony at the territory
the animal had been living before its accident: the First Parish Church Cemetery on York Street.
"Animal releases are one of the most wonderful parts o...
NMSU students to relocate owls that made unwise housing choices
By Steve Ramirez, 2010-04-19
Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S.A. - The safety of city maintenance crews will also now be linked to the
protection of burrowing owls.
An increase in burrowing owls, who usually begin nesting this time of the year,
has been noticed by work crews on several city properties, including the Las
Cruces Flood Control Dam, which trav...
Wildlife society builds new nest for homeless baby owls
By Florence Loyie, 2010-04-15
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Cathy Doull heard a clacking noise coming from the leaves as she walked her
dogs in Rundle Park on Sunday evening.
Sitting there was a great horned owlet with its feathers fluffed out, snapping
its beak open and shut.
"He looked scared and I knew he was too young and vulnerable,"...
Owl, babies amuse Lehigh neighborhood
By Mel Toadvine, 2010-04-14
Lehigh Acres, Florida, U.S.A. - A Great Horned owl has been the subject of amusement for the residents of
Villages in Bethany Trace, a gated community of nice homes off of Homestead Rd.
Joan Dreistadt, whose friends call her ''Joanne'' says every other year, a large mother owl returns to the same pine trees in her back yard, ...
Reunited owl family a reminder of wildlife laws
By Jessica Greene, 2010-04-11
San Jose, California, U.S.A. - A pair of baby barn owls accidentally left for dead are on the mend in the
The birds, only a couple weeks old, were found on the ground Tuesday in San Jose
after a trimming tree company cut down the palm tree where they lived,
WildRescue's Rebecca Dmytryk said. The parents flew a...
North Suffolk barn owl project to be extended
By Hayley Mace, 2010-04-09
Suffolk, England, U.K. - A conservation project aimed at protecting barn owls in north Suffolk has
been so successful that it is going to be rolled out across the county.
The Suffolk Community Barn Owl Project has already seen 700 nesting boxes put up
in north east Suffolk, and frequent monitoring has shown that the ...
Lovelorn snowy owl continues seven-year quest to find mate
By Neil MacPhail, 2010-04-08, 1 comment
Western Isles, Scotland, U.K. - A Lonley and lovelorn snowy owl is still languishing in the Western Isles
without a female companion.
It is now seven years since the large white owl, the same species as Harry
Potter's faithful companion Hedwig, first appeared in the Outer Hebrides.
Each year he takes up his pattern of no...
Mystery of manure-covered owl chicks
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, U.K. - Two tawny owls found in the middle of a Fife field covered in manure have
left animal welfare officers wondering how they got there.
The four-week-old birds were found by a farmer in Crossford, who took them to
the Scottish SPCA's wildlife rescue centre at Middlebank, near Dunfermline.
Baby owls nest in baskets
By Angel McCurdy, 2010-03-31
Sandestin, Florida, U.S.A. - Four great horned owls are secure in their nests after the Emerald Coast
Wildlife Refuge provided more secure homes.
Last week, a baby owl fell out of its nest at Sandestin. Employees at the refuge
flagged down a Century Link phone company employee and used a cherry picker to
put the owl ba...