horned owl


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The Horned Owl program used a twin-engine C-12 aircraft fitted with an advanced ground-penetrating radar system to look for roadside bombs and weapon caches buried in the desert terrain.
The species with the highest seropositivity (>10% and >1 positive sample) were Rock Doves, Great Horned Owls, Chukar, Northern Cardinals, House Sparrows, and Brown Thrashers.
Eastern screech owl, 9; great horned owl, 17 (new high; since they mate in December, hearing them call facilitates identifying their presence); barred owl, 2; northern saw-whet owl, 2 (2011 was a very poor year for their migration here; neither my bird-banding researchers at the Auburn Sportsman's Club nor Strickland Wheelock's Uxbridge team captured anywhere near normal numbers).
The Birds of North America species accounts report carrion-feeding for only two of 19 species of North American owls (Northern Hawk Owl [Surnia ulula], Duncan and Duncan 1998; Great Horned Owl [Bubo virginianus], Houston et al.
1 -- color) OJ, a great horned owl, checks out students Thursday at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center, which is hosting its 27th annual reptile festival March 18.
Years of experience with "raspy screechings late at night," usually from midsummer until November, lead him to inquire whether the caller knows the sound of a juvenile great horned owl being weaned.
Near the cottonwoods along the Rio Grande on Albuquerque's west side, a great horned owl gets released back into the wild.
Carter, long a symbol of wisdom on the geopolitical scene was armed in thick protective gloves, hoisted aloft a great horned owl.
We also used playbacks of poorwill and Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) vocalizations to examine whether the proximity to a potential predator influences calling responses by poorwills.
As for songbirds and other birds the public might "hold dear," there were a few of those: two flickers, two sparrows, eight great blue herons, one great horned owl and nine swallows.
The team finds more than a dozen species in the swamp, including a great horned owl, a yellow-breasted chat, and the only black-billed cuckoo they encounter during the contest, this one recognized by its flight call.
The youngsters share their impressive knowledge of animal behavior (the chinchilla protects its fur with frequent dust baths), history (ancient Romans used ferrets as mousers), and feeding habits (a horned owl can eat up to a thousand mice a year).
Pulmonary carcinoma was diagnosed in an [+ or -] 18year-old captive female great horned owl (Bubo virginianus).
Other birds that can be a source of strange sounds include the great horned owl, nighthawks and members of the rail family in that group.
Southern (1970) reported a Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) chasing away eight crows that were mobbing a Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), but none of the crows were harmed.