Owl News Articles Index - Page 7
Great Horned Owl recovers, released in the woods of Brentwood
By Nancy Rineman, 2010-07-16
Brentwood, New Hampshire, U.S.A. - A little more than two months after hunters rescued an injured great horned
owl in Exeter, the bird was determined to be fully recovered and was set free in
the area where he was found.
It was on May 5 when the Center for Wildlife in Cape Neddick, Maine, received
word about a great horned o...
Burrowing owls find refuge at Brentwood KinderCare
By Scott Artis, 2010-07-14, 1 comment
Brentwood, California, U.S.A. - The ever-expanding footprint of suburbia often puts wildlife in a position of hunting for new territory and habitat. It's an age-old competition that
continues to drive an increase in human/wildlife interactions.
For one local species, it is typically a losing battle. Burrowing owls, a
Rehabbed owl takes flight
By Roselee Papandrea, 2010-07-14
Burlington, North Carolina, U.S.A. - An Eastern Screech Owl that was hit by a truck on N.C. 87 six months ago was
released back into the wild Tuesday morning.
A high branch of a sycamore tree at Burlington City Park was the owl's first
Kindra Mammone, the executive director of CLAWS, Inc. who rehabilitated the owl
Hayle park saddened after 20-year-old bird dies
By James Toseland, 2010-07-09, 1 comment
Hayle, Cornwall, England, U.K. - A 20-year-old owl that spent years wowing audiences at Paradise Park near Hayle has died this week.
Despite treatment from vets, Barnaby the barn owl died last Tuesday. He had been
involved in the free flying bird show at the park since moving there in 1989
having been hatched at Paignton Zoo...
Barn owls thriving in canalside homes
Knottingley and Goole, England, U.K. - Barn owl nest boxes along the Aire and Calder Navigation have just undergone
their annual inspections, with five separate broods of the bird found nesting,
showing that this threatened bird is thriving in their canalside homes.
The boxes were installed by the Wildlife Conservation Partnership...
Raptor center releases owls
By Amy Weaver, 2010-07-08
Auburn, Alabama, U.S.A. - It was like paparazzi showed up at Kiesel Park Thursday night.
Personnel from the Southeastern Raptor Rehabilitation Center took turns
releasing 13 owls back into the wild, but not before showing each one off to the
crowd for numerous photo-ops.
Liz Crandall, raptor rehabilitation speciali...
Wine commission, utility team up to save owls from getting zapped
By Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato, 2010-07-08
Lodi, California, U.S.A - Owls are majestic birds, their haunting call the stuff of fairy tales and myth. Praised by farmers for their role in controlling destructive rodents, owls glide and swoop over Lodi vineyards, returning each morning to rest in the owl boxes specifically set up for them.
But some of those owls neve...
Northern spotted owl is still threatened
By Paul Fattig, 2010-07-04
Butte Falls, Oregon, U.S.A. - As he carefully lifts a squirming white mouse by its tail out of a metal cage, U.S. Bureau of Land Management wildlife biologist Dave Roelofs offers a
"Try not to develop any feelings for the mouse," he says.
He places the small rodent on a large decaying fir log on ...
Indian Eagle Owl's diet can benefit farmers: experts
By Anuradha Mascarenhas, 2010-07-03
Pune, Maharashtra, India - Pune ornithologists have found that the diet of the Indian Eagle Owl (Bubo
Bengalensis) can greatly benefit the farmer. The eagle owl's diet includes nasty species of rodents which are pests on the field, a particular species of bat, and three species of insects which are harmful to plants. The ow...
Scout dedicates time to save owls in Havasu
By Nathan Bruttell, 2010-07-02
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, U.S.A. - Alex Wilson is dedicating his time to make surviving in Havasu a lot easier
for one priority species.
The 15-year-old Boy Scout is volunteering more than 100 hours to building
augmented homes for the burrowing owls that are attracted to the unique
environment in Lake Havasu City. The burrowin...