Owl News Articles Index - Page 9
Erie's Gridley Park owl family expands
By Lindsey Poisson, 2010-06-12
Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. - There's good and bad news about Erie's Gridley Park owl family injured when
their nesting tree was cut down in April: While the family of four Eastern
screech owls has taken in a fifth young owl rescued recently, wildlife
rehabilitators have determined the mother owl's injury to her left wing ...
Mexican spotted owl habitat protected by federal court
By Howard Fischer, 2010-06-04
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A. - A federal appeals court has upheld the decision to designate 8.6 million
acres in the Southwest - including nearly 4 million acres in Arizona - as
critical habitat for the Mexican spotted owl.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected arguments by the Arizona
Cattle Growers Associ...
Cape volunteers spend Memorial weekend giving burrowing owls' homes a makeover
By Denes Husty III, 2010-06-02
Cape Coral, Florida, U.S.A. - Volunteers spent part of their Memorial Day weekend sprucing up the homes of
some of Cape Coral's most distinguished residents: burrowing owls.
The work had more than aesthetic value. The volunteers Saturday trimmed the tall
grass in front of burrowing owl nests, giving predators no place to ...
Owls nest thrives in Coldstream building
By Andy Mead, 2010-05-31
Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. - If the things the humans were doing at the five-story office building under
construction in North Lexington had gone well, there wouldn't have been an
opening for the owls.
But there were unpaid bills, numerous lawsuits, delays and a bankruptcy at the
troubled Lexhold International Center f...
Cape Coral volunteers remain on watch as burrowing owls become their neighbors
By Barbara Boxleitner, 2010-05-29, 1 comment
Cape Coral, Florida, U.S.A. - Bob and Patricia Jacques knew little about burrowing owls, except they saw
them in their southeast Cape Coral neighborhood.
Now the second-year volunteers in the Adopt-a-Burrow program know plenty
about the owls - including how to entice them into making their home near your
Experts gain opportunity to closely study secretive owl species
By Kay Liu, 2010-05-27
Taipei, Taiwan - The discovery of a nest of Taiwan's biggest owl species will allow researchers to better study this secretive bird, a wildlife conservation expert said Thursday.
The head of the Institute of Wildlife Conservation at National Pingtung
University of Science and Technology said he tracked a female...
Baby owls spread their wings
By Brooke Thacker, 2010-05-22
Parker, Colorado, U.S.A. - Several weeks ago, a family of owls made their home in an unusual
place. Now, store workers say they are moving out.
The pair of Great Horned Owls made their home at the Lowes Home Improvement
store in Parker.
The employees did not mind at all.
In fact, the staff adopted the mom, the dad...
Giving a HOOT: Owl habitat at Kofa High
By Darin Fenger, 2010-05-21
Yuma, Arizona, U.S.A. - Everyone's talking about some new faces at Kofa High School, not just because they're strangers, but mostly because they're feathered and just a few inches tall.
And these co-eds love school so much that they live there — inside underground
Two years ago a massive renovation project...
Firefighters Rescue Orphaned Owls
By Mandy Gaither, 2010-05-20
Anderson, South Carolina, U.S.A. - Three orphaned owls now have a new home, thanks to Anderson firefighters,
neighbors and a wildlife expert, who helped to save them.
The barred owls are believed to be between 4 and 6 weeks old.
Neighbors said the owls' mother was hit by a car and killed. Her babies were
born in a tree outs...
Patience needed to attract owls
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada - A plan to attract boreal owls to Prince Edward Island this winter didn't turn out as planned, but wildlife officials are a long way from giving up on the idea.
Boreal owls were targeted for the program because the small bird is extremely rare on P.E.I. They are more common in Newfoundland, Labrador...