Citations with the tag: OWLS
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Way, Deborah // Indianapolis Monthly; May2001, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p40
Relates experiences at the Holliday Park in Indianapolis, Indiana. Indulgence in owl snooping in the dark; Discussion on the features and sizes of the owls; Reaction to owl sightings.
- A new ecological poster baby.
Fuller, Patty // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 4/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 18, p16
Examines the Canadian branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) which charged that an agricultural insecticide is driving the prairie burrowing owl to extinction. Local conservationists' views; Comments from Brooks-based burrowing owl researcher Dave Scobie; How applying existing insecticides...
- Backyard owls.
Burns, Carol // Boys' Quest; Oct/Nov96, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p2
Features backyard owls. Habitats; Nocturnal and crepuscular nature; Special talents that help owls hunt at night.
- The owl that acts like a hawk.
Lynch, Wayne // International Wildlife; Nov92, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p20
Offers a look at the northern hawk owl, which is found throughout the world's boreal forest. Hawk owls hunt by day and have developed a series of strategies for surviving adverse weather, unpredictable food supplies, and extremes of daylight and darkness. Size; Hunting competition; Food;...
- Top talon.
Adler, J.; Wolfe, A. // National Wildlife; Feb/Mar92, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p50
Discusses the characteristics of the owl, which is popular with humans for inaccurate reasons. Greek appreciation of owl's hunting prowess; Placement of owl's eyes; Popularity of owl's call; No reason to believe owls are unusually intelligent; Description of owl's predatory abilities; Hunting...
Miller, C. // Ranger Rick; Oct91, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p12
Contains information about owls. Big eyes; Super hearing; Body parts; Swallow food whole; Hunting techniques; Silent flight; Burrowing owls; Use of other birds' nests; Smallest owls; Largest owls; Owl skeleton; Northern spotted owls.
- Have a hoot in the woods.
Miller, C. // Christian Science Monitor; 1/9/96, Vol. 88 Issue 30, p17
Presents information pertaining to owls. Description of owls; Sleeping habits of owls; Best time to go in search of owls; Comments from Lewis Stevens, curator in charge of the Live Animal Center at the Museum of Science in Boston.
- Snowy owls.
Miller, C. // National Geographic World; Mar91, Issue 187, p20
Presents a photo essay with text which describes what it's like for snowy owls to grow up in the far North.
- Owl call.
J.M.; Morgan, Jody // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416); Aug96, Vol. 21 Issue 129, p16
Presents information concerning owls. Hooting; Characteristics of owls' eyes; Owl Foundation's commitment to the treatment and captive breeding of injured wild owls and to research.
- Wings Over America.
J.M.; Morgan, Jody // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 2/27/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 17, p6
The article reports on the unusual high number of snowy owls which were spotted in the continental U.S. in 2012.
- Unveiling the masked owl.
J.M.; Morgan, Jody // Australian Geographic; Apr-Jun97, Issue 46, p11
Presents information on the Australian masked owl population, highlighting the importance of the Northern Tablelands Wildlife Careers (NTWC) in this development. Description of a conservation research program that was conducted; Basis of a tracking exercise that was utilized; What findings...
- Snowbirds of a different feather.
Silverstone, Martin; Toby, Kendra // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416); Jan/Feb98, Vol. 21 Issue 138, p18
Presents information on the appearance of various types of owls within Southern Canada. Reasons for their appearance in this area; Detailed information on the owls; Types of owls appearing.
- Arctic Thrill.
Opar, Alisa // Audubon; Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p22
The article reports on the influx of snowy owls in northern U.S. in 2012 which is said to be a rare event.
- One picture.
Cox, Daniel J. // Audubon; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p138
Presents a photograph of an adult great gray owl feeding its chick.
- While man and nature sleep.
Cox, Daniel J. // World & I; Jan93, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p622
States that, during the last fifty years, the owl has becmoe a noticeably more popular symbol in western Europe. Early symbolism of the owl; `Aesop's Fables'; Ambiguity in folklore in witchery; Belief that the owl's appearance predicts the safe birth of a child; Behavior of owls; More. INSET:...
- A river ran through it.
Walters, Mark Jerome // Animals; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the conservation of cactus ferruginous pygmy owl. Features of the owl; Places where the owl can be founded; Owl's preferred habitat; Main culprits in the pygmy owl's decline according to the Southwestern Center for Biological Diversity (SWCBD); Petition of SWCBD to U.S. Fish and...
- Budworm benefits.
Lauff, Randy // Canadian Geographic; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p19
Reports on the discovery of nesting northern hawk-owls in the Cape Breton Highlands of Canada, crediting their presence to the proliferation of spruce budworms. How budworms can positively influence wildlife.
Lauff, Randy // Illustrated London Reading Book; 3/1/2006, p120
It is now generally known that the Owl renders the farmer important service, by ridding him of vermin, which might otherwise consume the produce of his field; but in almost every age and country it has been regarded as a bird of ill omen, and sometimes even as the herald of death. In France, the...
Lauff, Randy // 4X4 Australia; Sep2012, Issue 344, p106
A photograph of an owl, taken at Daley River in Northern Territory, is presented, along with its details.
- The Owl That Hunts by Light.
Rohner, Christoph // Natural History; Jun2003, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p28
Presents information on the North American hawk owl. Comparison with Eurasian hawk owls; Description of the hunting behavior of male owls; Observation of nesting hawk owls in Kluane; Discussion on hawk owls as scavengers.
- Norfolk's missing owlet a mite worse for wear.
Olsen, Penny // Australian Geographic; Jan-Mar96, Issue 41, p23
Reports on a missing boobook owlet in Norfolk Island, Australia. Hybridization between the last pure-bred Norfolk Island boobook owl and a New Zealand boobook; Factors that led to the demise of Norfolk Island boobook owls.
- Night Stalker.
Guthrie, Richard // New York State Conservationist; Feb2000, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p10
Presents information on great-horned owls. Places where there is a big number of great-horned owls; Characteristics of great-horned owls; Diet of the owls.
- Wise UP!
Waugh, Rachel // Scholastic Scope; 4/10/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 15, p11
The article presents a discussion on the burrowing owls.
- Whooo Are These Owls?
Waugh, Rachel // Scholastic News -- Edition 2; Oct2007, Vol. 64 Issue 2, Special section p1
The article offers information on burrowing owls.
- Look Hoo's Talking.
Waugh, Rachel // Current Science; 1/18/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p5
The article presents information on calls of several species of owls including the great horned owl, the barred owl, and the northern saw-whet owl.
- Welcome to the Bone Zone!
Waugh, Rachel // Jack & Jill; Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 66 Issue 6, p22
Features the children's book "Owl Puke," which analyzes the contents of the undigested foods of owls.
- WILDLIFE RESCUE.
Turbak, Gary // Boys' Life; Nov2000, Vol. 90 Issue 11, p50
Discusses how a boy and a wildlife biologist rescued three young snowy owls in Alaska. INSET: TAKE NOTHING BUT PICTURES.
- A New Species of Pygmy-Owl (Strigidae: Glaucidium) From the Pacific Slope of the Northern Andes.
Robbins, Mark B.; Stiles, F. Gary // Auk (American Ornithologists Union); Apr99, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p306
Describes a new species of pygmy-owl, Glaucidium, that is restricted to very wet cloud forest along the Pacific slope of the western Andes of Colombia and Ecuador. Background of the pygmy-owls; Comparison between the mitochondrial DNA sequences of the Mindo bird with those of other Glaucidium taxa.
- Australia's owls.
Robbins, Mark B.; Stiles, F. Gary // Australian Geographic; Jul-Sep2003, Issue 71, p94
Provides information on nine owl species which can be found in the Australian mainland and Tasmania. Rufous Owl also known as Ninox rufa; Lesser Sooty Owl also known as Tyto multipunctata; Barn Owl also known as Tyto alba.
- Spotted owl's new threat: Other owls.
Seed, Caraway // Animals; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 130 Issue 1, p15
Reports on the competition faced by the northern spotted owl from the movement of the eastern barrel owl into its dwindling Pacific Northwest habitat. Factors aiding the owl's westward expansion; Competition of barred owls with spotted owls for food and physical space.
- Fowl play.
Van Dyck, Steve // Nature Australia; Autumn2002, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p20
Presents information on barn owls in Australia. Capabilities in hunting; Physiology of the owl; Distribution and habitat.
- Western Screech Owl.
Garcia, Teliece // Albuquerque: The Magazine; Jun2012, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p292
A photograph of western screech owls is presented.
- The Night Hunters.
Criswell, Rob // Keystone Outdoors; Winter2003, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p20
Presents information on several owl species from Pennsylvania. Great horned owl; Screech owl; Long-eared owl.
- In Focus: More About Owls.
Criswell, Rob // Keystone Outdoors; Winter2003, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p24
Provides information on several species of owls. Snowy owls; Screech owls; Great gray owl.
Criswell, Rob // Owls by Day & Night; 1978, p13
This article offers information about owls in the U.S. and Canada. Each of the eighteen species of owls found within the boundaries of the United States and Canada has a personality of its own. Their personality may be affected by their size. The owls discussed here include the Barn Owl, Screech...
- Sight for Sore Eyes.
Criswell, Rob // Scholastic SuperScience; May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p3
Presents information on the keen eyesight of owls that allows them to spot their preys.
- Owls at Night.
Criswell, Rob // Scholastic News -- Edition 1; Oct2001, Vol. 58 Issue 2, SPECIAL SECTION p1
Describes how an owl hunts for a mouse at night.
- More Owls.
Criswell, Rob // Scholastic News -- Edition 1; Oct2007, Vol. 64 Issue 2, Special section p4
A quiz about owls is presented.
- Meet the Pint-sized Saw-whet Owl.
Craves, Julie // Birder's World; Oct2001, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p40
Focuses on the Saw-whet Owl. Habitat; Behavior; Food preferences; Migration patterns of saw-whet owls.
- Owls Are Hurters.
Craves, Julie // Weekly Reader - Edition K; Oct2009, Vol. 52, Special section p2
A photograph of an owl, along with the use of its body parts is presented.
- An Owl's Body.
Craves, Julie // Weekly Reader - Edition K; Oct2009, Vol. 52, Special section p4
A picture quizz illustrating an owl and its body parts is presented.
- Look at Different Owls.
Craves, Julie // Weekly Reader - Pre K; Oct2005, p2
Looks at the photographs of different owls. Great grey owl; Elf owl; Snowy owl; Horned owl.
- Three cheers for the spotted owl.
Koch, George // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p19
Speculates as logging trucks and mills in the US sit idled by the spotted owl controversy, and B.C.'s industry also stalls, Alberta's hugely expanded forest sector is undergoing a rapid expansion. Alberta jobs now dependent on the forest industry; Short-term growth generated by lumbering; Pulp...
- From Graphics to Clay Owls.
Kabat, Jack // Ceramics Monthly; May2000, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p76
Focuses on the clay owl works of the author. Educational background; Tactile quality of ceramics; Fascination with the art of the Aztecs, the Mayans and the pre-Columbian and folk art of Mexico; Important influences in the author's work.
- Hoots to blame?
Scott, G. // Current Health 2; Feb1992, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p16
Examines the conflict between the lumber industry and environmentalists over the US Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to protect the spotted owl and the Pacific Northwest's ancient forests. Debate over the US use of its forest resources; Jobsand the local economy versus biodiversity; The...
- Notes From the Field.
Johnson, Cathy // Country Living; Nov99, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p44
Presents information on the different species of owls. Behavior; Physical description.
- Owls vs. jobs.
Johnson, Cathy // Current Events; 9/28/90, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p3
Discusses the timber industry's reaction to the placement of the northern spotted owl on the endangered species list. Because it is now illegal to destroy the owls and their habitat in the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest, loggers are afraid for their livelihood.
- Battle heats up to save precious ancient forests.
Johnson, Cathy // International Wildlife; Mar92, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p31
Covers the National Wildlife Federation's campaign to save the old-growth forest habitat of the threatened spotted owl. The Bush administration is trying to circumvent the Endangered Species Act to allow timber clear-cutting where the owl lives,jeopardizing its survival. Proposed timber cuts;...
- Cover Page.
Johnson, Cathy // Journal of the History of Ideas; Apr2006, Vol. 67 Issue 2, preceding p1
An artistic portrait of an owl is presented.
- Factors influencing burrowing owl (Speotyto cunicularia) nest densities and numbers in Western...
Desmond, Martha J.; Savidge, Julie A. // American Midland Naturalist; Jul96, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p143
Investigates the factors influencing the nest densities and numbers of burrowing owl in western Nebraska. Documentation of the nesting numbers and densities of burrowing owls; Prediction of densities and nearest-neighbor distances for owls; Relation of the owl number and densities to the site...