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Owls and Farmers

Cape Coral Burrowing Owls In the News Photos

Owls, especially Barn Owls have incredible vision and hearing, have  sharp talons, and they love to eat mice.  And if that isn’t enough, their feather structure allows them to fly silently through the skies. These attributes make them very good hunters and they love to eat rodents.  A  recent study by Israeli scientists  found that when barn […]

Twilight Zone

Cape Coral Burrowing Owls Photos

  I had a very weird occurance last night.  A fellow birder sent me a photo of a Burrowing Owl to post on our club website.  When I clicked on the photo I heard the distinctive calling of a male Burrowing Owl. My computer speakers aren’t working well so I couldn’t raise the sound.  I just sat […]

Some Interesting Numbers

Cape Coral Burrowing Owls In the News

Some Interesting Numbers Cape Coral is 100 square miles in size which is 64,000 acres.  The Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge is around 2200 acres.  Cape Coral has and estimated 1000-1500 Burrowing Owls spread over those 64.000 acres.  The Salton Sea NWR has 8000 Burrowing Owls spread over 2200 acres and is home to […]


In the News

Just when you thought you heard it all, something new comes down the pike. First off, thanks to the Federal Migratory Act, it is illegal to own a wild animal/bird in the United States, but in other countries it is quite legal. A gentleman in Tokyo owned a pet owl, and often walked the streets […]

Owls Don’t Read

Cape Coral Burrowing Owls Photos Uncategorized

According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). nesting season for Burrowing Owls in Florida is from Mid February to July.  Apparently the owls can’t read, because here in Cape Coral, we see owls as early as December. Below is a photo of an adult Burrowing Owl with two chicks.  These chicks are at […]

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