Tag: Great Horned Owl

Birdathon 2015

Birding is hard. Fundraising is hard. But they’re both important, so I’ve joined Audubon’s Birdathon 2015!  This Saturday, I’m owling from before sunrise to beyond sunset on team Put an Owl on It. Our goal is to find six target species by the end of the day: Northern Saw-whet Owl, Northern Pygmy-Owl, Great Horned Owl, Western Screech-Owl,…

By Audrey April 29, 2015 0

Short-eared Owls

By the end of my work day Monday I felt twitchy. After birding last weekend I was eager to be outside again, but by the time I leave my desk-job it’s nearly 5pm and long past ideal birding time…but perhaps it is a good time to see owls. For fun, I checked the BirdsEye app. I’m still…

By Audrey March 13, 2015 0

Owl Pursuit

Owl sightings are special. Probably because they happen so rarely and owls are incredible. I can clearly remember the handful of times I’ve shared space with these charismatic feathered beings. One of those lucky moments occurred last Monday at Shillapoo when I saw the Great Horned Owl. The next day, I was still high on…

By Audrey February 26, 2015 2