Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Museum learning facts behind owl invasion



"A massive invasion of the United States by the great gray owl means Field Museum bird experts have nearly 700 feathered carcasses on their hands. "Great" is the word for the owls, North America's largest with a wingspan of up to 60 inches, and for their unprecedented influx into Northern states from Canada, as many as 10,000 in Minnesota alone."

Link: Full Article from the Chicago Sun Times

Great Gray Owl image © 2005 Michael Allen McDowell

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