Questions & Answers: owls
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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... Read more
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... Read more