News tagged with owls

Snowy owl numbers far lower than once thought

Scott Judd trained his camera lens on the white dot in the distance. As he moved up the Lake Michigan shoreline, the speck on a breakwater came into view and took his breath away: it was a snowy owl, thousands of miles from ...

dateDec 21, 2017 in Ecology
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Aussie owls fall foul of rat poisons

Lethal toxins from commercial rat poisons (rodenticides) have been found in more than 70 per cent of Australia's smallest and most common owl species, the Southern Boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae).

dateDec 06, 2017 in Ecology
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A win-win for spotted owls and forest management

Remote sensing technology has detected what could be a win for both spotted owls and forestry management, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Ecology
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Spotted owls benefit from forest fire mosaic

Fire is a crucial part of the forest ecosystem on which threatened Spotted Owls rely, but climate change and decades of fire suppression are changing the dynamics of these forests. A new study from The Condor: Ornithological ...

dateMay 31, 2017 in Ecology
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