Ring-bearing owl fails to deliver couple’s wedding bands
Darcy the barn owl was supposed to fly the rings to the altar, but she took to the rafters and fell asleep instead. Perhaps Darcy only makes deliveries on behalf of Hogwarts.
What the world’s largest owl can tell us about the health of Russia’s forests
A thorough study of the Blakiston’s fish owl and its habitat makes the case for conserving and managing Russia’s old-growth forests.
Oh the cuteness! Burrowing owls get up close with hidden camera: Click to watch the timelapse of these little buggaboos.
(photo by jiri michal)
Owl feathers could inspire quieter planes
Researchers found that owl wings are especially quiet because their trailing-edge feathers are flexible and porous, allowing some air through.