Owl Banding!

Northern Saw-whet Owl monitoring and banding got underway this month with our first owls of the season banded! One of the exciting things about owl banding is doing net rounds when you never quite know what is going to turn up!. Like all aerial insectivores bats have suffered declines in populations, so although a slightly unwelcome visitor to our nets …

Flammulated Owl Boxes

After our meeting in Merritt to wrap-up the Bluebird nest box project for the season, we headed down to Osoyoos to  put up Flammulated Owl boxes  boxes – both in places where we’ve had multiple birds calling – two perfect spots and we know they’re there so fingers crossed for next spring!