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A: It is not legal to possess an owl carcass that you have found in the wild: Protected Nongame Wildlife, Species of Special Concern, Threatened or Endangered Species, Protected Birds Special classifications for some animals extend extra protection to those species. These animals cannot be hunted, ...
Q: What types of owls make their habitat @ 6,000 ft. elevation in Tetonia, Idaho, and how can I attract them to naturally control the rampant vole population? Can you recommend plans or a source for owl houses that would attract local owls??
A: The most common owl nesting in the Tetonia Area is the great-horned owl. They don't use nest boxes; they use stick nests built by hawks and corvids. Tetonia also gets frequent winter irruptions of great gray owls that move down from adjacent National Forest lands to valley cottonwood stands. These ...