A snow owl under the care of Atlantic Veterinary College staff recovered and was released back into the wild. The owl was thin and had limited mobility when it was brought to the AVC in December. But after some care and medical attention, the Whom Owl for owls, bird fans, or birders hot Shirt owl soon grew up and nearly doubled its weight. Dr. Hugo Gonzalez, an intern at Atlantic Veterinary College of Wildlife, said it was “amazing” to the students and staff to see the owl once again. fly away.
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If people spot snow owls in the wild, they should admire them from a distance, says Gonzalez. An owl is set free again after being trapped in a Brevard County chimney. WILD Florida Rescue posted on Facebook about rescuing an owl. “Our cat was staring at the fireplace, and when we looked over, sure enough, there was an owl looking out,” said Michael Gisondi. “It was looking back at us, undeterred. We really didn’t know what to do.” Most winter, snow owls can be seen in South Shore, with Duxbury Beach being a popular spot for residents and nature photographers to get a glimpse of the birds. migrate. However, some get too close to the Whom Owl for owls, bird fans, or birders hot Shirt animals, disturb their rest, and put the birds in danger.
Norman Smith, director of Mass Audubon’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum, has been studying snow owls for 40 years, including catching birds at Logan airport before they risk being crushed by a plane, which could cause Out obvious damage to birds and planes. After rescuing the Whom Owl for owls, bird fans, or birders hot Shirt owls from the airport, Smith tagged them and released them at different locations. This season, he has dropped 12 snow owls so far at Duxbury Beach. “Owls, in general, fascinate people, especially owls that you don’t see very often, like snow owls that only fly down in winter,” he said. “When people hear about snow owls, they want to go out and see it, especially if they’ve never seen it before.”
Observers should stay at least 150 feet away, Smith said, although sometimes, depending on the owl’s behavior, that distance will be greater. When it feels threatened, the owl will wake up, look around and appear worried, and raise his head. Nocturnal animals, snow owls rest during the day to conserve energy for hunting at night. While south in winter, their arctic lemming’s diet is replaced with “anything they can catch,” Smith said, including hamsters, mice, rats, skunks. , rabbits and small to large birds.