Shades of Hoot

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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, […]

Burrowing Owls at the Olympics

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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?

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The following text is from the website Linn’s  Stamp News.  For more information on other owl stamps please visit her site 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!

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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 […]

What’s Up

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Check out the cute photo of a Burrowing Owl doing the famous head tilt.  Too cute! What’s Up by Rob Palmer Photography