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Flammulated Owl – A ghost in the night

Flammulated Owl is a small (sparrow sized), camouflaged owl with a ventriloqual call. Background Flammulated Owl is one of the smallest owls in North America. Only the Elf Owl is smaller in size. Although it has very indistinct ear tufts, it is the smallest of the eared owls being only slightly larger than [...]

By | 2017-09-16T22:23:41+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Birds|0 Comments

2004-2005 Northern Owl Invasion

A Reference for the 2004-2005 Northern Owl Invasion 2004 is the year of the Owls in Minnesota which is experiencing a record owl invasion. The first date for Great Gray Owl sightings called into the Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union (MOU) Rare Bird Alert was 17 August. There were a total of three August records, one September [...]

By | 2017-12-20T23:45:22+00:00 March 26th, 2016|Birds|0 Comments

Endemic Birds of Baja California

Baja California is home to six endemic species of birds. Although owling.com generally deals with only the owls, one of the six endemic Baja California species is an owl. So, while at the Cape, of course looking for owls, here is a brief preview of all the endemic bird species. These are all easily found [...]

By | 2017-09-16T21:34:51+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Birds|0 Comments