In our last episode, we discussed how rodenticides, also known as rat poisons, can have a negative impact on our birds of prey. In this episode, we discuss Florida’s owls and how to identify them by the calls they make.
Florida's owls ... READ MORE
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I’d be willing to bet if I asked a room full of people to raise ... READ MORE
Florida is home to 5 species of owls each with their own special characteristics and abilities. While it seems everyone wants to be as wise as an owl, there are many other adaptations that make owls enviable.
Read on to learn owl you need ... READ MORE
This blog post is a collection of questions that Lara Milligan and myself (Shannon Carnevale) have received about owls common to Florida. These answers may be updated over time, but will be linked to more information where relevant.
Q.1. We ... READ MORE
The burrowing owl, Athene cunicularia, is quite the character in Florida's landscape. This compact bird of prey is Florida's only ground-nesting owl species.
Burrowing Owl Identification
Burrowing owls are easily identified by their long ... READ MORE
Some of my favorite creatures are owls, and as you can see by the quotes below, owls have captivated humans across the ages.
And thorns shall come up in her palaces, nettles and brambles in the fortresses thereof: and it shall be an habitation ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Dissecting owl pellets and reconstructing animal skeletons inside can be a gruesomely great educational experience for youngsters - so much so, that demand for ... READ MORE