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 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 […]

Rare Burrowing Owl Spotted in Eastern North Carolina

Cape Coral Burrowing Owls In the News

A rare sighting of a Burrowing Owl was recently reported in the Charlotte (NC) Observer.  Taylor Piephoff, a “naturalist with an interest in the birds and wildlife of the southern Piedmont, wrote about the Burrowing Owl spotted at Wrightsville Beach. Taylor reports that the last Burrowing Owl seen in North Carolina was  44 years ago,   […]