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 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

Murray the Burrowing Owl


An article appeared in UK website about a Burrowing Owl that is used to help people who suffer from depression and dementia, helping them to relax. The little Burrowing Owl was named after a Scottish tennis star, Andy Murray, who evidently is very popular in the UK. A new book is coming out about Murray […]

Migratory Bird Treaty is 100 Years Old


As far back as 1916, people recognized the need to protect birds. The United States, Great Britain and Canada and in later years, Mexico, Russia and Japan, signed the agreement which laid the cornerstone of the efforts to protect migratory birds around the world. There are two sub-species of Burrowing Owl in the United States, […]

Sleeping Beauty


Normally we start to see Burrowing Owl chicks starting in April, but this year we have had some early nesters.  Found this little chick taking an afternoon nap.  Shortly after this picture was taken the chick fell hard asleep and fell into the burrow head over heels. Of course I didn’t have my camera ready […]

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 […]