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Understanding Owls: Biology, Management, Breeding, Training by Jemima Parry-Jones North American Owls: Biology and Natural History by Paul A. Johnsgard (Hardcover  - October 2002) The Book of North American Owls (Paperback)
by Helen Roney Sattler, Jean Day Zallinger (Illustrator)



The Barn Owl Trust http://www.barnowltrust.org.uk/
The Barn Owl Trust is a national registered charity based in Devon, UK. The Trust is dedicated to conserving the Barn Owl and its environment and providing well researched and accurate information.

Barn Owl - Tyto alba http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/i3650id.html
Photographs, songs, identification tips, North American distribution maps, and life history.

BBC - Barn Owls http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/wildfacts/factfiles/203.shtml
Facts on the Barn owl including description, distribution, habitat, behavior, and reproduction.

The Owl Cam http://www.theowlcam.com/
Live webcam of a Barn Owl nest in Benicia, California.

The Barn Owl http://www.rain.org/~sals/barnowl.html
Information on the Barn owl and how to build nest boxes with accompanying photos.




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Common Barn Owl (Desert USA) http://www.desertusa.com/june97/du_barnowl.html
All about the Common Barn Owl, includes color photo, scientific names, common names, description, behavior, range, habitats and life cycle.

The Barn Owl Centre http://www.barnowl.co.uk/
Dedicated to advance public education in Owl and Raptor welfare and husbandry in the UK and elsewhere. Has many useful links.

Barn Owl Headquarters http://members.tripod.com/Tommy51/
Information on the nesting boxes of Barn Owls and their usage for rodent control.

Barn Owl stamps http://www.bird-stamps.org/cspecies/7701400.htm
Stamps showing Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

Barn Owl Information Page http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/DTrapp/barnowli.htm
Pictures, general information, and nesting boxes information of the Common Barn Owl.


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The Grass Owl http://members.tripod.com/myowls/page12.html
Details about the owl from the Grass owl's point of view.

Barn Owls Are Back http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/in_depth/sci_tech/2000/festival_of_science/912827.stm
News story describes how special nesting boxes installed on river banks halt the decline of native British owls.

Barn Owl http://members.tripod.com/~myowls/page1.html
Pictures and information from the owl's point of view.

Rushcliffe Barn Owls http://www.rushcliffebarnowls.co.uk/
The Rushcliffe Barn Owl Project aims to conserve and increase the population of barn owls in Rushcliffe. Original photos and information.




Madagascar Red Owls or Madagascar Grass Owls - Tyto soumagnei http://www.owlpages.com/species/tyto/soumagnei/Default.htm
The Madagascar Red or Grass Owl - Description, Photos and sounds.

Eastern Grass Owl - Tyto longimembris http://www.brisbane-stories.powerup.com.au/boondall/boondall_pages/environment/egowl.htm
Limited information and a photo of this Australian owl, from Boondall Wetlands web site.

Eastern Grass Owls - Tyto longimembris http://www.owlpages.com/species/tyto/longimembris/Default.htm
The Grass Owl - Description, Photos and sounds

Trust hopes for owling success - BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/england/1614382.stm
Landowners in Gloucestershire learn how to attract barn owls onto their property.

Common Barn Owl (Tyto alba) http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/FACTS/birds/barn_owl.html
Habitat, diet, life history, range, special adaptations, and conservation status. Includes a photo.







The Owl Pages http://www.owlpages.com/
Detailed descriptions of different species, including photos and sounds. Also includes mythology, art, books, and collectibles.

Flight to Freedom, Inc - Rehabilitating Owls http://www.flighttofreedom.org/flight_to_freedom_home.htm
Personal story of owl rehabilitation from non-profit organization dedicated to the recovery of sick and injured birds of prey.

North American Owl Identification Guide http://www.owlinstitute.org/idguide.html
Has descriptions, with markings and pictures for about 19 owls, from the non-profit Owl Institute in Montana.

Owling http://www.owling.com/
Photos, calls, and species accounts of North American owls.

World Owl Trust http://www.owls.org/
Based in the UK, the trust's primary aim is to ensure the survival of all species of the world's owls.




Owl Prowl http://www.kids-learn.org/owlprowl/
A school project with observations and photos of owls from participating grade schools.

The Owls of North Dakota http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/othrdata/owls/owls.htm
Includes color photos and descriptive information on owls occurring in North Dakota.

Gander Academy's Owls Theme Page http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/birds/info/Owl.shtml
All about owls, including myths, species list, pictures, quizzes and teacher resources.

Information on Owls http://www-rci.rutgers.edu/~au/owl.htm
Information on several owl species from The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.

Judy's World Of Owls http://myowls.tripod.com/
History, information, sounds, pictures of owls, and an owl quiz.


Owls: The Silent Flyers (Paperback)
by R. D. Lawrence -Although a highly controversial issue, some believe that the earliest known bird is Proto avis, which was discovered in 1986 among 225-million-year-old Upper Triasic rocks...

Gander Academy's Owl Resources on the World Wide Web http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/owls.htm
A collection of links with information about owls organized by species, intended specifically for students and teachers.

Owls of the World http://www.interaktv.com/BIRDS/Strigiformes.html
A simple checklist of the owls of the world.

The World of Owls http://www.worldofowls.com/
Sanctuary based in Ballymoney. Details and pictures of rescued birds and contact information.

Owl Atlas from Dynamic Planet http://www.dynamicplanet.com/OwlAtlas/index.htm
Owls of the Western Hemisphere is a collection of maps. Along with each owl topic, there is the "Breeding Birds - All" topic, where every US State and Canadian province is linked to its breeding bird data. Also an atlas and dynamic map software can be downloaded.

Teacher Guide - Owls in the Family http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/OWL/owltg.htm
Links to supplement teaching young students about owls.


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Owls http://home.earthlink.net/~glasley/owlix.html
Images and information on 12 species from around the world by Greg Lasley.

Screech Owl Sanctuary http://www.screechowlsanctuary.co.uk/
Zoo in Cornwall, England, licensed and open to the public, with species of owls from all over the world. Education program with guided tours and talks, rehabilitation of sick and injured owls and release of birds back into the wild, breeding and research of world owl species.

RanuaZoo - Owls http://www.ranuazoo.com/?deptid=6892
Descriptions and photos of several owls.

Biology and Conservation of Owls of the Northern Hemisphere http://www.ncrs.fs.fed.us/epubs/owl/
Proceedings of an international symposium held in February 1997 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Lou's Owl Page http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/2016/index.html
Owls of Australia and the world.

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My Stamp Page http://mikeduggan.tripod.com/frames.html
A collection of owl pictures on stamps and phone cards.

Owl Theme Unit http://abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/animals/owls/
Teaching extras for assisting in teaching about owls.

Chouette Magazine International http://www.chez.com/chouettemag/indexe.html
A site dedicated to collectors, it invites visitors to submit articles about owls for inclusion in its pages. In several languages.

Owl Wood http://www.btinternet.com/~ardena/owl_wood.htm
This page has myths and tales about owls, fact and fiction, quotes and book recommendations and links to other owl lovers sites.

Owls in Forest http://wildpic.tripod.com/wild/forest/forest.html
Photos of several owls by Donald Leavitt.




Yahoo Groups: The Owls Perch http://groups.yahoo.com/group/The_Owls_Perch/
A club for owl lovers and the like. Post anything concerning owls including collections, news, and links.

Owls and Owl Houses http://www.coveside.com/merchant/owls.html
Species accounts of four North American owls and owl house construction tips.

Brazil's Owls http://www.aultimaarcadenoe.com/corujasingles.htm
Pictures and descriptions of the many owls of the area, including bibliography and links.

Australian Owls and Frogmouths http://australian-animals.net/owls.htm
Habitats, descriptions, pictures, activities, nesting, and breeding information on the owls of Australia.

The Ecology of the Owl http://www.angelfire.com/punk2/walktheplank/owls.html
Some facts about owls.


Great Horned Owl, Art Poster by John James Audubon

Owls in Harry Potter in Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese http://www.cjvlang.com/Hpotter/owls.html
Translation of the word owl in Harry Potter in Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese.

Environment Week 1 - Caring for Raptors http://www.wcape.school.za/mickle/Environment%20Week.htm
Page shows pictures of school kids discovering owls at Micklefield's primary school in Capetown.

Furness Owls http://www.furnessowls.co.uk/
Breeding and quarantine center.

Owls have Surround Sound http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1270346.stm
Article describing a new study which reveals that owls catch their prey by creating a two dimensional map of sound signals.


Birds of Prey Owls - B, Karen Pidgeon, 24x36

Potter Sparks Pet Owl Demand http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/1716013.stm
Following a surge in inquiries, the RSPCA urges parents not to buy owls as pets for their children following the Harry Potter films.

Sherwood Owls http://sherwoodowls.8k.com/
Site had descriptions and pictures of several pairs of breeding owls including English Barn Owls, Bengal Eagle Owls, Canadian Great Horned Owls, and European Eagle Owls.

Sorry Harry, Owls Shouldn't be Pets http://www.cnn.com/2001/SHOWBIZ/News/12/14/showbuzz/#1
Environmentalists are worried that children's enthusiasm for Harry Potter may create a market for Hungary's protected owls as pets.

Owland http://www.ajh.newcastlefans.com/index.htm
The site for Owl lovers. Contains stamps, books, figures, prints, articles, stories and links.

Little Owl Trading Company http://littleowltrading.majk.org/
Some owl artwork, gallery of paintings, drawings and crafts with themes pertaining to Native American, spiritual and religious artwork.





Owls Reach Record Numbers - Scotsman.com News http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=3499021
Barn owls are setting up home and raising their young on a Somerset nature reserve in record numbers, the Environment Agency said.

eNature.com - Nature and Wildlife Field Guides http://www.enature.com/search/show_search_byShape.asp?curGroupID=1&shapeID=960&display=1
Owl pictures from a searchable nature and wildlife database.

MSN Learning & Research Plus: Owl http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761554738
Brief article from Encarta Encyclopedia about this order of nocturnal birds of prey. There are two families: the typical owls, with about 167 species; and the barn owls, with about 14 species.







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Snowy Owls Article http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0212/feature6/index.html
A National Geographic article written by Lynne Warren with a gallery of photos.

Snowy Owl Identification Guide http://www.owlinstitute.org/owls/snowy.html
Field marks and brief information.

Arctic Studies Center http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/owl.html
Has description, photo and facts as related by 19th Century Naturalist Edward Nelson.

Snowy Owl http://www.oregonzoo.org/Cards/Tundra/owl.snowy.htm
General Information on the Snowy Owl provided by the Oregon Zoo.

Nyctea scandiaca (Snowy Owl) http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Nyctea_scandiaca.html
Species account from the Animal Diversity Web.





Snowy Owl - Nyctea scandiaca http://www.thewildones.org/SFC/Seana/zak.html
Animals of the arctic, description of the snowy owl by Zak, Bank Street School for Children.

Arctic Owl at the Dublin Zoo http://www.dublinzoo.ie/come_artic_owl.htm
Two Arctic or Snowy owls at the zoo, Owen the male and Oonagh the female.

Snowy Owls - Nyctea scandiaca http://www.owlpages.com/species/nyctea/scandiaca/Default.htm
Snowy Owls - descriptions, photos and sounds.

Arctic owls illustrate mysteries of climate and wildlife - USATODAY.com - http://www.usatoday.com/weather/resources/coldscience/2002-08-27-arctic-owls_x.htm
Lemmings are the key to understanding the lives of snowy owls that live in the Arctic. Figuring out how the owls, lemmings and weather are all related is a challenge for researchers...

Snowy Owls http://birds.cornell.edu/crows/snowy.htm
Photographs and discussion of aging and sexing specimens and recent visitors to New York.




Help Save The Snow Owls http://www.saveowls.org/
Defenders of Wildlife bring awareness to the plight of the owls. You can "send an owl" (a free email) to President George W. Bush urging him to not allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

BC Adventure - Snowy Owl http://www.bcadventure.com/adventure/wilderness/birds/snowyowl.htm
Brief information and image.

Snowy Owls - at My Owls of The World http://members.tripod.com/myowls/page20.html
A personal account from Snowy Owl.

Rare snowy owls to return to Arctic - BBC NEWS http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/2268293.stm
Seven snowy owls are set to return home to the Arctic after being rescued in the middle of the Atlantic.
Snowy Owl Patrol http://csmonitor.com/2002/0312/p18s01-hfks.html
Article about Norman Smith's mission to capture and band the snowies that frequent Logan airport, Boston, USA. Christian Science Monitor.




Finland to help free wayward snowy owls from southern latitudes http://www.helsinki-hs.net/news.asp?id=20020813IE12
An article about seven snowy owls rescued after being blown off course, others raised illegally as pets. Helsingin Sanomat International.

Snowy Owl - Nyctea scandiaca http://www.hww.ca/hww2.asp?cid=7&id=76
Canadian Wildlife Service has information including distribution, appearance and habits, feeding, breeding, management, photo, and reading list.

Snowy Owl (Nyctea scandiaca) http://www.lpzoo.org/animals/FACTS/birds/snowy_owl.html
Physical characteristics, habitat, life history, range, special adaptations, and conservation status. Includes a photo.

Indian Scops Owl - Otus bakkamoena http://www.discoverit.co.uk/falconry/scops.htm
Facts about the Scops owl with a picture, from Kielder Water Bird of Prey Centre.

White-faced Scops Owl http://www.owlpages.com/species/otus/granti/
Description and photos of Northern: Otus (Ptilopsis) leucotis and Southern: Otus (Ptilopsis) granti.









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