Wild Paradise: Barn Owl

For all the posts in the Wild Paradise Series, go here.

On the Eagle Walk that I attended a couple weeks ago at the Shepaug Eagle Observatory, folks from Connecticut Audubon Society brought three birds of prey that they house and protect in their sanctuary. The second one was a Barn Owl named Millie. She was raised in captivity before the Audubon team found her. A very popular owl in America, yet they are listed as endangered in Connecticut.

The Audubon folks were encouraging us to support the Rodenticides Bill that will introduce new rules on the usage of rodenticides as they are causing harm to raptors. They were also promoting the Lights Out Bill that will enforce rules to shut off the lights after a certain time to help migration of birds.

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