Saturday, January 16, 2016


With our arrival back to OWL3 this year, we banded 15 nights during fall migration. Even with the reduced banding effort our capture rate was high and we banded 55 Northern Saw-whet Owls, and 3 new Western Screech Owls. Almost 50% of our birds were hatched this summer season, meaning a good nesting and fledgling success for owls. See our annual report- with fun pictures for our successful and productive year. As we say goodbye to our fall season, I end our 2015 postings with this youtube video+ of a sweet saw-whet, just before release. See you in 2016!

Saw-whet owl, caught in a blink