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Barred Owls' Domination Over Northern Spotted Owls

ScienceDaily reports

Barred owls – unrivaled nocturnal predators and procreators – are moving into the Pacific Northwest. They’re encroaching on northern spotted owl territories and outcompeting this smaller, threatened cousin.

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Barred owl: a little curious, a lot shy

It was May of this year when I saw my first Barred owl in Bragg Creek.  I’ve lived here for ten years and spent a lot of time in the forests so it was a real thrill to find a new (to me) species in the area.   90 more words


Swamp Sounds

Natural, ambient sounds give us a picture over time and define place…every landscape has a rhythm to it.

~Dr. Bryan C. Pijanowski

There is, indeed, a rhythm to paddling in a swamp, and the sounds help define it. 667 more words

Natural History

Owl be seeing you...


Tonight I was walking Kenneth-with-a-K and saw a bird on the ground near a bench. I reeled Ken in and slowed as the bird jumped up to the back of a bench across the road from us. 156 more words

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A Special Sighting: Visitor Photos

This summer a boy named Zempei who is very knowledgeable about raptors and wished to spot a barred owl while on Hornby Island visited the Centre with his family. 118 more words