Annual Migration Density and Stopover Patterns of Northern Saw-whet Owls (Aegolius acadicus)
- Canadian Owls, Mexican Songbirds Invade U.S. Dunn, Terry // Birder's World;Apr2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p16
Reports on the migration of owls and songbirds from Canada and Mexico to the U.S. Songbird species found in Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas; Estimated number of owl species that migrated; Possible reason for the owls' migration.
- Migrant Owls. Kerlinger, Paul // Birder's World;Dec2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p78
Focuses on several species of migratory owls in the United States. Snowy owls; Boreal owls; Barn owls; Short-eared owls; Routes of migration; Migratory range; Great gray owls; Northern hawk owl. INSET: 11 Great Places to Watch Migrant Owls.
- Surprise Guests. // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;2/13/2012, Vol. 80 Issue 16, p2
The article focuses on an unusual number of snowy owls seen across the U.S. in 2012. Thousands of snowy owls have been spotted from Washington State to Maine and as far south as Oklahoma every few winters. It is said that at least 90 sightings in Kansas alone have been reported in 2012....
- Invaders From the Far North. Bergman, Charles A. // National Wildlife (World Edition);Oct/Nov85, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p34
Points out that every few winters, at unpredictable intervals, Arctic owls show up in places where they are not supposed to be. Birds' continuing mystery; Theory that these birds may not be invaders but are actually vagrants that stray among sites in the relatively balmy continental U.S.;...
- Extent and symmetry of post-juvenile moult as predictors of future performance in Greenfinch Carduelis chloris. Minias, Piotr; Iciek, Tomasz // Journal of Ornithology;Apr2013, Vol. 154 Issue 2, p465
The extent of post-juvenile moult in passerines is highly variable, but the causes and consequences of such variability remain poorly understood. We tested the hypothesis that the extent and symmetry of post-juvenile moult of Greenfinches Carduelis chloris may be used as reliable predictors of...
- WHO GIVES A HOOT? Lemay, Konnie // Newsweek;1/24/2005, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p73
Reports on the rare migration of many great grey owls into Minnesota and Wisconsin. How the owls live in Canada's boreal forests and tundras and migrate south, but a dip in food supply brought them further south than usual; Popularity with bird watchers.
- Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl. Barrow, Russell // Birds of Trinidad & Tobago;1997, p44
An encyclopedia entry for the Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl is presented. The Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl of Glaucidium brasilianum is a bird commonly seen in the forested areas throughout Trinidad, as well as in the residential districts with trees. In forest paths, one can imitate the hoots of the bird and...
- White Terror of the North. Hunhoff, Katie // South Dakota Magazine;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p81
The article offers information on snowy owls. Also known as the great white owl, arctic owl, and ghost owl, the snowy owl has a place in folklore. These owls mainly feed on small rodents called lemmings. They migrate from Canada and Alaska in midwinter. A brief description of the owl's anatomy...
- SEX, LIES, AND ROADKILL. Peck, Mark K. // ROM Magazine;Spring2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p11
The article focuses on the irruption of great grey owls or Strix nebulosa in Ontario in 2004. It states that northern owl irruptions occur when the mammal populations crash, which cause owls to leave their breeding grounds. It mentions that great greys were larger than snowy owl and great horned...