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3 edition of Ecology of the great grey owl found in the catalog.

Ecology of the great grey owl

Evelyn L. Bull

Ecology of the great grey owl

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or. (319 S.W. Pine St., P.O. Box 3890, Portland 97208) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great gray owl -- Ecology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEvelyn L. Bull and Mark G. Henjum
    SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- 265
    ContributionsHenjum, Mark G, Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13614331M

      The Foreword consists of a brief, one page philosophical reflection on the significance of birds in our lives and is followed by 14 full-page images of such species as the African jacana, the European bee-eater, and the great grey owl. As is the case throughout the book, all of these images are in full color and of very high quality.5/5(5).


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Ecology of the great grey owl by Evelyn L. Bull Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ecology of the great gray owl. 1 online resource (39 p.) (OCoLC) Microfiche: Bull, Evelyn L. Ecology of the great gray owl.

1 microfiche (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors. Archibald Stansfeld Belaney (Septem – Ap ), commonly known as Grey Owl, was a British-born conservationist, fur trapper, and writer who pretended to be a First Nations person.

While he achieved fame as a conservationist during his life, after his death the revelation that he was not Indigenous, along with other autobiographical fabrications, negatively affected his Education: Hastings Grammar School.

We also recommend increasing great gray owl survey effort in habitats and areas that may have been inadequately surveyed in the past. Published This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA. KEY WORDS California, forest management, great gray owl, nest tree characteristics, nesting habitat, Strix by: 5.

Klamath and Jackson Counties likely have the largest Great Gray population of any area in the Lower 48 States. He will talk about the owl’s ecology, habitat and threats. Some of the best data on the Great Gray Owl’s use of nest platforms comes from the Winema National Forest in Klamath County.

Eurasian Pygmy Owl Glaucidium passerinum Little Owl Athene noctua Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa Ural Owl Strix uralensis Tawny Owl Strix aluco Long-eared Owl Asio otus Short-eared owl Asio flammeus Marsh Owl Asio capensis Boreal Owl (Tengmalm’s Owl) Aegolius funereus Strix nebulosa is a very reclusive owl.

The male prepares for breeding and the nesting season as spring approaches by performing aerial displays and bringing food to the female. Strix nebulosa may not breed, but when they do, the number of eggs laid is related to food abundance. The years with a surfeit of mice, the owls will tend to lay more.

Ina pair of Great Gray Owls (Strix nebulosa) nested at GROWISER. It was the third year they had nested but this spring and summer proved to be an exceptional "birding" experience for everyone who visited.

The mother was first sited on the nest, March 4th. In early April, it was obvious that the chicks. The Great Gray Owl is one of the icons of the world's boreal forests. In Manitobans adopted this magnificent bird as our Provincial Bird Emblem.

One particular Great Gray Owl, Lady Gray'l, together with her friend, Dr. Bob Nero, played a major role in having this Ecology of the great grey owl book selected.

Great Gray Owls are distinguished from Barred Owls (Strix varia) by their much larger size, yellow eyes, bow-tie under the face, the lack of barring on the breast, and the better defined concentric rings on the face (Bull and Duncan ).Great Gray Owls are distinguished from their other closest relative, the Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis), by many of the same physical characteristics, much.

The great horned owl (Bubo virginianus), also known as the tiger owl (originally derived from early naturalists' description as the "winged tiger" or "tiger of the air") or the hoot owl, is a large owl native to the is an extremely adaptable bird with a vast range and is the most widely distributed true owl in the Americas.

Its primary diet is rabbits and hares, rats and mice, and Family: Strigidae. Hi. I the early morning just before waking, I had a vivid dream of a huge owl flying above me on my street near my home. The owl was eating a snake in flight. It was a huge, great-horned owl — magnificent in every way.

I especially noted how huge the owl’s head was. I at first thought it was an eagle until I saw its huge, great-horned head. In ornithology, the facial disc is the concave collection of feathers on the face of some birds—most notably owls—surrounding the eyes.

The concavity of the facial disc forms a circular paraboloid that collects sound waves and directs those waves towards the owl's ears. The feathers making up this disc can be adjusted by the bird to alter the focal length of this sound collector, enabling.

The ancient Romans, for example, viewed the owl’s nocturnal hunting habits as a sure sign it was a creature of the underworld and believed that owls were actually witches in disguise. Photo: John B. on Flickr. Far from an evil monster, the Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) is a large, beautiful owl native to Wisconsin.

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Winter, Jon. Status, distribution and ecology of the great gray owl, (Strix nebulosa) in California. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco State University. Thesis. [] Young, Leonard S. Effects of agriculture on raptors in the western United States: an overview.

In the period of I led the Vertebrate Predation Research Group in the same research Institute of zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.

The group consisted of colleagues (including PhD-students and Diploma-students) and was aimed to investigate vertebrate predators, mainly carnivores, but also owls, diurnal raptors and snakes. This is the most comprehensive book currently available on the species. Before that book, Remo Probst had already written or edited several other fantastic books on the Eurasian Hobby, White-tailed Eagle and Great Grey Shrike.

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The barred owl is the only owl throughout the eastern part of the United States and most of the Midwest with its general characteristics: a large owl with a robust, rounded head and brown eyes, so confusion is unlikely in the core part of this species’ range. The great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) is larger and much heavier with prominent ear tufts, very different plumage coloring and Family: Strigidae.

Young owls would often fall off the back of the nest, or an errant wing would knock them out of the tree. With three weeks left until the book closed, he found one last nest of great grey owls in Alaska and decided to wait by it. On the last day he had before the photography portion of the book.

The great grey owl is one of the largest owls, but its diet consists mainly of small mammals such as mice and shrews. The male alone hunts during the breeding season, and prey can be caught throughout the day. Great grey owls in northern Europe usually choose old nests of hawks, buzzards or the golden eagle as a nesting site.

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