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On the Trails: Owl encounters

...animal myself (dare I say not a "night owl"?), I've never been involved in research...heard the so-distinctive call of a barred owl. Having often heard their "who cooks for...category.) It turned out that a barred owl was rather unusual for Juneau.Long ago...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/trails-owl-encounters
Outdoors
Live cam shows Arctic snowy owl, chicks

...into the nesting den of an Arctic snowy owl.The camera went live this week and is...Arctic Ocean.Researcher Denver Holt of the Owl Research Institute in Charlo, Montana...website.The camera trained on the snowy owl is allowing Holt glimpses into the daily...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/live-cam-shows-arctic-snowy-owl-chic
Outdoors
Pygmy owl: Bite much bigger than its beak

The northern pygmy owl is not the smallest owl in North America; the tiny elf owl of our southern deserts merits that distinction. But our northern pygmy owl is indeed small, measuring only six or seven inches in overall length, including the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021910/out_565025071.shtml
Outdoors
Rescued snowy owl in Illinois going to Alaska

...Ill. - Caregivers of an injured snowy owl rescued from a central Illinois field earlier...will be sent to Alaska this weekend.The owl, named Qigiq (kwig ICK'), will be flown...http://bit.ly/GXJRQQ ) that the owl will undergo rehabilitation to prepare him...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-04-01/rescued-snowy-owl-illinois-going-al
Neighbors
Listening to the landscape of Breathe Owl Breathe

In lyrics that are at once vivid and obscure, Breathe Owl Breathe sings of mastodons and glaciers, toboggans and boats, evoking landscapes through their music that would be easy enough...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070909/ent_461486737.shtml
Alaska Science Forum: An oasis on the Seward Peninsula

...Springs) or produces enough electricity to export to Nome.For now, Pilgrim Springs has a population of two - a great horned owl sitting on a nest constructed on the church and its mate hooting from the former nuns' quarters. The owls live on an island...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/alaska-science-forum-oasis-seward-pe
Outdoors
On the Trails: Visiting Gustavus

...migration and on the nesting grounds, and most of these were probably still in migratory mode. I also think I heard a pygmy owl, "tu-tu-tu-ing" in the trees. A male robin carried a beakful of worms to his chicks, proving that the robins thought...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-08/trails-visiting-gustavus
Outdoors
Tales of the Great Horned Owl

...Craig, a daily trail walker, reports seeing a single owl on several occasions. One sighting was near the forked...tufted" owls in North America, the Great Horned Owl, is one of six owl species seen regularly in Southeast Alaska. Its name...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011901/Com_Owl.html
Comm
Craig Public Library a finalist for major award

...hub of intellectual activity, is very good for us."Alaska OWL, or Online With Libraries, is one of the best things the library...moved to Craig four years ago.Marshall agrees that the Alaska OWL program is one of the library's strongest offerings; it enables...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-11
Art
On the Trails: A visit to the wetlands reveals surprises, mysteries

...curious naturalists. We found the feathers of a short-eared owl - taken by an eagle or shot by a human and later scavenged...glaucous-winged gull (this took some searching on the internet); several owl pellets composed of vole bones and fur; vole tunnels and runways...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/trails-visit-wetlands-reveals-surpri
Outdoors

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