Key words: diet, Glacier National Park, management, Montana, nesting, Northern Hawk Owl, prey caching, prey plucking, status, Surnia ulula
The Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) is patchily distributed across the boreal forests of northern Eurasia and North America (Duncan and Duncan 2014).
Herein, we document the 1st known nest for the Northern Hawk Owl in Montana and the contiguous western United States.
This photo therefore established the 1st confirmed breeding record of the Northern Hawk Owl in Montana (Wright 1996).
The bathroom hawk owl was photographed in 1981 at Payson Park in Portland, Maine.
One told me the surprising reason this hawk owl hadn't moved on.
They'd approach a perched hawk owl on a telephone pole, and cast a mouse attached to the fishing line under its pole.
Many winters back in Fairbanks, Alaska, there was a funny story in the newspaper about hawk owls.
Deaths at the Owl Foundation property during a WNV outbreak (July 26-September 28, 2002) and results of real-time RT-PCR on tissues from dead birds (a) Species At risk Died Tested Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) 20 20 11 Northern Hawk Owl (Surnia ulula) 26 26 17 Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa) 27 27 23 Boreal Owl (Aegolius funereus) 11 11 11 Northern Saw-whet Owl (Ae.
None of the 10 birds kept indoors died during the outbreak period, despite the fact that 8 of 10 belonged to species that otherwise had very high death rates (four Northern Hawk Owls, three Boreal Owls, and one Northern Saw-whet Owl).
The hawk owl could not be found--by me nor the handful of other birders drawn to the area by the Hudson-Mohawk birdline message.
a northern hawk owl spent the entire winter of 1975 in Oneida County.
Slightly smaller than an American crow, the northern hawk owl (Surnia ulula) is a striking, day hunting owl which constantly searches for prey from a high perch.
Barn owls and hawk owls
are predators, and they eat small animals, such as rats, mice, and rabbits.
Will poor rodent populations up north bring us special owls, like great grays, boreals, hawk owls
, long-eareds, and saw-whets - or majestic raptors like gyrfalcons and rough-legged hawks.