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Shades of Hoot

From the Internet In the News

For those of you who haven’t read the book “Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen, it is a book about 3 kids who try to save Burrowing Owl habitat from destruction when developers want to build Mother Paula’s Pancake House on the property. Today in the news, a real life scenario is taking place in Las Vegas, […]

Helping the Marco Island Burrowing Owls.


In the news,  Rafael Rodriquez, an employee of the pest control company Truly Nolan, gives up some of his spare time to voluntarily help trim the burrows of Marco Island (FL).  Truly Nolan, from what I read on the internet, uses environmentally sound practices to control pests.  That’s a good thing.  Living in Florida has […]

Burrowing Owls at the Olympics

From the Internet

Now that the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio are over, the 263 species of animals that call the golf course there home, can go back to living a normal life. The capybaras, the world’s largest rodent probably got the most publicity, but the Burrowing Owls got a gold metal for cuteness.   What didn’t gain a lot […]

Are you a Stamp Collector?

From the Internet

The following text is from the website Linn’s  Stamp News.  For more information on other owl stamps please visit her site www.linns.com Aruba Aruba issued four stamps March 31 featuring its burrowing owl. The Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance says of this owl: “The Dutch Caribbean islands are renowned for their rich and unique biodiversity, and […]

They are doing it again!

From the Internet In the News

You have to wonder sometimes. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, has issued a permit to allow a landfill to be built on the St. John’s River wetlands near Jacksonville.  Hello! This is a wetland area.  Not only is it home to some at risk species such as the Woodstork, the American Kestrel and our beloved […]

Burrowing Owls in North Dakota


A Burrowing Owl appeared in the area of the Red River Valley area of North Dakota, much to the surprise of the nature lovers there.  While this is not a state, record, it was a pleasant surprise.  In the past, Burrowing Owls were quite common in North Dakota, especially in the western areas, but now thier numbers […]

Burrowing Owl at Sunset


Every now and again, I come across a really great photo of a burrowing owl. Follow the link below to a photo of a Burrowing Owl flying at sunset. The photo appears on bird photographers’ website and was taken by Doug Brown. Burrowing Owl at Sunset

Cape Coral Burrowing Owls on NatGeoWild

Cape Coral Burrowing Owls In the News

The Burrowing Owls of Cape Coral made national television.  NatGeoWild has a new show called the United States of Animals.  This past Fridays” show May 6th 2016, The Wolves of Wall Street, had a segment on the Burrowing Owls of Cape Coral.  Several members of Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife had cameo appearances on the […]

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