Owl News Articles Index - Page 6
Raptor group releases rescued owl to wild
By Karen Madden, 2010-09-09
Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, U.S.A. - When a person flagged down Rusty Roe while he was on routine patrol last
fall, the Grand Rapids officer didn't know the resident needing help had
Roe was told there was an owl in a ditch, apparently injured, and when he
investigated, he saw the bird had its foot stuck in a trap. He ...
Judge orders government to revise plan to protect northern spotted owls
By Eric Mortenson, 2010-09-02
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. - In what conservation groups say is a win for science over political
manipulation, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Fish & Wildlife
Service must revise its recovery and habitat designation plans for the northern
Judge Emmet Sullivan said a 2008 plan issued durin...
Rescued owls grow up, are released into the wild in Anderson
By Mike Ellis, 2010-08-21
Anderson, South Carolina, U.S.A. - Releasing an owl that he helped rescue was a great wedding present for Chuck
He's getting married today.
''I kind of wish (the owl release) was on the day of our wedding, but then we'd
be there and not here,'' Lister said while at Cater Lake Park in Anderson on
Aylesbury Vale barn owl scheme receives extra funding
Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, England, U.K. - The Aylesbury Vale barn owl scheme is a voluntary initiative.
Barn owl boxes are made available to landowners with suitable land, for a small
donation which pays for the boxes and the expenses of the volunteers.
Barn owls rely on these areas of rough grassland, home to small mammals, to feed...
Rare ''brown fish-owl'' spotted in Turkey's Taurus mountains
Taurus Mountains, Karaman, Turkey - Ketupa zeylonensis, one of Europe's rarest birds of prey more commonly known as 'Brown Fish-Owl', was spotted in Turkey's Taurus mountains.
Ornithologists from Turkey based "Nature Association" announced they managed to
take photos of three Fish-Owls in the Taurus mountains.
Twenty-year-old tawny owl discovered in Northumberland
Kielder, Northumberland, England, U.K. - A 20-year-old tawny owl has been discovered near Kielder Castle Visitor
The mother of four chicks has already doubled the average life expectancy of
wild female tawnies in the North East.
Brian Little, one of the leaders of the long running Kielder tawny owls projec...
Burrowing Owl Conservation Project Adopted By Earth Island Institute
Brentwood, California, U.S.A. - Earth Island Institute has made a commitment to the preservation of burrowing owls in the San Francisco Bay Area, California and North America by approving a species-specific conservation project during its summer program review cycle. On July 24, 2010 the Board of Directors adopted the Burrowing Ow...
Coldstream's barn owls will have home on return
By Andy Mead, 2010-07-25, 1 comment
Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. - Workers were putting the finishing touches late last week on an office
building in North Lexington where a family of barn owls lived this summer.
But fear not for the increasingly rare birds; a nesting box has been installed
near the opening that they called home.
The birds have what scien...
Davie gives a hoot about protecting burrowing owls
By Phillip Valys, 2010-07-16
Davie, Florida, U.S.A. - The town of Davie gave a hoot recently during a park project aimed at
protecting its burrowing owl population.
Dozens of students from Indian Ridge Middle, environmental groups and Davie
Vice-Mayor Susan Starkey dropped by the newly christened Owl's Lookout Park to
dig three artificial burr...
Flying to a new home
By Gail Cole, 2010-07-16
Philomath, Oregon, U.S.A. - Three injured barn owls, nursed back to health at the Chintimini Wildlife
Rehabilitation Center, were released in rural Benton County on Thursday evening
by volunteers from the center.
The first two owls flew up and into a nearby field once their individual
carrying boxes were opened.