Edward Zarrow reports that the owl that likes to perch in a tree hollow at Weld and Maple streets in West Roxbury didn't even flinch today as the snow fell on him or her.
Roving UHub photographer Edward Zarrow reports this screech owl has been quietly observing the comings and goings of the 51 bus and its riders today at Weld and Maple streets in West Roxbury.
Look what they rescued from behind a fireplace in Randolph today.
Good Morning Gloucester posts a nice photo of a snowy owl, with a sad coda:
I took this photo yesterday in Rockport â€“ Magnificent creature! By this morning, he had died in the same place â€“ just tragic! The Animal Control Officer who came to collect him said often owls ingest rodents that have been poisoned â€“ please ask your readers to re-think using... Read more
Because some of them were recordings.
Sarita reports on a pre-dawn birding count in Jamaica Plain that involved cranking up a loudspeaker playing "screech owl trills" to try to attract the birds:
Today's Screech owl count was 8, which is a very respectable number. The two first I didn't see, but they both were attracted to the sound from our speaker and vocalized through... Read more
The Proper Bostonians reports on the scene in the Public Garden, where owl watchers and photographers converged this evening to watch an owl in a beech tree (right near the fountain/statue that shows a mountain lion catching an owl):
A few more owl-watchers showed up as the light faded, having heard rumors from a bearded guy named Peter. As we talked and craned... Read more
Or maybe we're just noticing these stealthier predators after years of paying attention to their flashier, daytimier cousins, the hawks. The above is not some impressionist painting of what an owl might look like, but an impressionist-like photo of an owl in a tree near Sullivan Square in... Read more