Northern Saw-whets Arrive!

After a few blank nights, the wind and moon finally died down and we captured several Saw-whet owls this weekend.  Photos by Adrian Binn.

Saw-whet owl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trust Chairman Doug Walker admires his new friend.

Doris gently removes the owl from the mist-net.

 

 

Audio equipment mimics the Saw-whet's call, luring owls to the net. This lure was made by our stalwart volunteer Louis Hahn.