Owls

Whoo-oo’s in the Net?

Whoo-oo’s in the Net?

Eastern Screech-Owl. Photo © Glenda Newswanger. Sammy Screech-Owl glided on silent wings through the dark night. His stomach growled in anticipation of a fresh meal. His sharp ears caught the...

Whoo-oo’s in the Barn?

Whoo-oo’s in the Barn?

Barn Owls. Photo © Laurence Kreider family. This year Daddy started renting a deserted barn just down the road from us. One time when we peeked into the old silo, we saw a Barn Owl sitting at the...

End of the Trail, September 2021

End of the Trail, September 2021

“Owl betcha it’s an ‘ole John Deere!”We had to chuckle when we first looked at Anthony Sensenig’s photo of an Eastern Screech-Owl sitting on this old Model H. Sparkles of sunset peak...

Covers, July 2021

Covers, July 2021

Giant Swallowtail. Photo © Deborah Stieglitz/Dreamstime.com. Eastern Screech-Owl and Gray Squirrel meet. Photo © Erik Winits.

Great Horned Owl

A February snow was falling steadily and beginning to pile up on the great horned owl as she sat, huddled on a rocky ledge, watching traffic on the road far below. A car stopped, and a man with...