Owl News Articles Index - Page 23
Baby owl rescued at Luna Mansion
By Clara Garcia, 2009-04-29
Los Lunas, New Mexico, U.S.A. - As the Torres family continues to renovate the historic Luna Mansion, they're also doing their part in protecting the wildlife surrounding the property.
On Friday, Pete Torres discovered that a baby great horned owl had fallen from
its nest in a large cottonwood tree. The owl, which was named S...
Project to boost owl numbers in Carlisle area
By Pamela McGowan, 2009-04-24
Carlisle, Cumbria, England, U.K. - A new project has been launched to help boost owl numbers in Carlisle and the surrounding area with the help of local schoolchildren.
Hilary Lange, from the World Owl Trust at Muncaster, visited Caldew School in
Dalston on Monday to talk to pupils about the plight of our owls.
Yesterday she ...
Who's there? Great horned owl living at The Home Depot
By James L. White, 2009-04-23, 1 comment
Harrison, Arkansas, U.S.A. - A lot of people like to go shopping, and gardening supplies are popular this
time of year.
But at the outdoor garden center at The Home Depot in Harrison, one individual
is really having a hoot: a young great horned owl who was hatched there and now
apparently calls it home.
Garden center ...
Owls raising young in very public places - like Whiskey Row
By Joanna Dodder Nellans, 2009-04-18, 2 comments
Prescott, Arizona, U.S.A. - Great horned owls have chosen to raise their young in some very
public places in the Prescott region this year.
One of the sites probably has more people passing by than about any spot in the
region: the Whiskey Row side of the county courthouse in the heart of Prescott.
Other great horned...
Boreal owl deaths a mystery to Fairbanks bird experts
By Tim Mowry, 2009-04-16
Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A. - When a boreal owl showed up at Gary Hinzman's house a few weeks ago, he and his family were excited about the prospect of the owl nesting near their home.
Their excitement faded a few days later when Hinzman found the little owl dead
in a barn near the house.
''What a bummer,'' Sally Hinzman...
Starkville owl's parents return
By Tim Pratt, 2009-04-03
Starkville, Mississippi, U.S.A. - The effort to save a baby barn owl whose home was destroyed by high winds last weekend appears to be a success.
The 5-week-old owl lived in an oak tree in front of the Greensboro Center in
Starkville until last weekend, when high winds brought the tree to the ground.
The owl was found Sunday ...
Spotted-owl recovery gets another look from Obama administration
By Warren Cornwall, 2009-04-02
Washington, DC, U.S.A. - The Northwest's spotted owl has proved to be a barometer of the federal
government's changing attitudes toward endangered species, and environmental
issues more broadly.
Now there are signs the political climate surrounding the reclusive and rare owl is shifting again.
Snowy owl a hoot to local birdwatchers
By Brian O'Neill, 2009-04-02
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. - A young snowy owl spent most of the daylight hours Tuesday atop roofs on
Pittsburgh's North Side, attracting small crowds of birders and nature lovers.
Snowy owls usually live north of the Arctic Circle, but someone spotted this one
atop the Graybar Electric building on Ridge Avenue and calle...
Great horned owl released after recovering from head injury from car strike
By Tamara Race, 2009-04-02
Plymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.A. - Encouraged by the gentle wave of a white towel, the great horned owl left its plastic box and flew into a nearby tree, alarming a flock of crows.
''It's exactly what I hoped for,'' said Judy Ellal, rehab manager at the Cape
Wildlife Center in Barnstable.
The owl had recovered with startling ...
Charlie, the owl that went to church
By Tim Pratt, 2009-04-02
Starkville, Mississippi, U.S.A. - Charlie is a 5-week-old barn owl who lives in a tree along Greensboro Street, not far from downtown Starkville.
Until last weekend, he lived in a large oak tree in front of the Greensboro
Center with his mother and a few siblings. The tree was planted back in the
1920s, nearby residents say, ...