Owl News Articles Index - Page 91
Tagged owls released into wild
Cambridgeshire, England, U.K. - The RSPCA has radio tagged a group of owls and released them back into the
wild so they can be tracked up to the start of winter.
Tawnies are the most common owl in East Anglia but are rarely sighted.
The owls released by the RSPCA after treatment, care or fostering will
be tracked over th...
Endangered owl population rebounding in Alberta and Saskatchewan
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada - The numbers of endangered burrowing owls in Alberta and Saskatchewan is building after many years of decline, according to an Environment Canada official.
Troy Wellicome, chairman of the national Burrowing Owl Recovery Team, said the number of pairs of burrowing owls in the two provinces grew to ...
Rescued rare owls seek new home
Llandudno, Gwynedd, Wales, U.K. - Rare owls rescued from a bird sanctuary exposed in a TV investigation have
found a temporary home in north Wales.
Pam Broughton, who run the North Wales Bird Sanctuary in Llandudno, had
taken in around 180 birds from the New Forest Owl Sanctuary in
They were called in to help ...
'Brutal' stoning kills barn owl
Turkdean, Gloucestershire, England, U.K. - A barn owl has been stoned to death while sheltering in its nesting box in
The ''deliberate and callous'' attack took place in a remote barn in the
village of Turkdean, near Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire.
Pc Chris Skinner from Gloucestershire Police said the killing was ...
Northern spotted owl 'in crisis'
By Mathew Daly, 2004-10-03
Northwest U.S.A. - Fourteen years after coming under federal protection, the northern spotted owl continues on the decline in the Pacific Northwest, a study shows.
The report said the owl, an icon of the Northwest timber wars, no longer
faces the threat it once did from logging. It faces new ones, however,
Wet Weather Killing Owls
Cumbria, England, U.K. - Local barn owls are starving to death in our persistent wet and windy
The World Owl Trust, (WOT), based at Muncaster Castle is becoming
increasingly concerned about the wild barn owl population in Cumbria
after receiving daily reports of the birds dying of starvation in the
Report: Spotted owl still declining in the Northwest
By Matthew Daly, 2004-09-25
Washington, U.S.A. - Fourteen years after coming under federal protection, the northern spotted owl continues to decline, particularly in Washington state, a new study shows.
The owl - an icon of the Northwest timber wars - no longer faces the
severe threat from logging it once did, but it faces new threats,
Groups spar with feds over protection for spotted owl
By Dave Downey, 2004-09-25, 1 comment
Northern California, U.S.A. - Rebuffed by a federal wildlife agency last year, environmental groups
aren't giving up on their fight to secure protection for the mysterious,
mottled-brown-and-white California spotted owl, which lives in the
mountains of Riverside and San Diego counties.
The groups are charging ahead with...
Owl banding program proves they're out there
By Joe McWilliams, 2004-09-22
Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada - The bush is full of owls, but you hardly ever see them. Most of these
nocturnal hooters come out to do their business when people are asleep,
and that's why not much is known about them.
Attempting to shed light on the matter is Richard Krikun of the Lesser
Slave Lake Bird Observatory. Krikun...
Nothing ominous about the barn owl
Royapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India - Ornithologists and bird researchers say that there is no need to get
alarmed on seeing an owl in a house or office premises. They are
human-friendly and have an important and useful function to perform —
controlling the rodent population.
They are feared and venerated, despised and admired,...