Saw-whet Owls at Maclay Flat

October 23, 2012 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Tuesday - Saw-whet Owls with Denver Holt at Maclay FlatJoin Owl Research Institute (ORI) and Five Valleys Audubon Society for a special opportunity to view and learn about the owls as they are banded, measured, weighed and released. ORI is currently trapping and banding migrating Northern Saw-whet Owls during the night at Maclay Flat as part of a long-term study. This migration season, they have already captured and released over 200 Northern Saw-whet Owls. Drop in at Maclay Flat anytime from dusk (shortly after 7pm) until midnight. Bring warm clothing, flashlights and lawn chairs. Please remain in the parking lot so the trapping operation is not disturbed. For further information, call Terry Toppins at (406) 214-1194

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