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BirdNote: Northern Forest Owls - Coming South This Winter?

Julio Mulero

Of all the surprises that winter might bring, among the most wonderful would be a grand influx of northern forest owls like this Boreal Owl.

Every few years, a surprising number of owls move south from the boreal forest of Canada and Alaska into the northern tier of the United States, especially the northern Midwest. It’s likely because of a big decline in their normal rodent prey.