Great Grey Owl Invasion
THE OWL FOUNDATION in Vineland Ontario has been overwhelmed by the
number of Great Gray Owls it has admitted this year due to the very
heavy incursion of Great Gray Owls this winter. Dr. Katherine (Kay)
McKeever, founder and president of The Owl Foundation feels the
numbers of Great Gray Owls road killed as a result of this extreme
southerly flow could number in the hundreds, possibly thousands.
The Owl Foundation needs your help.
For birders in southern
Ontario, the opportunity to see a wild Great Gray Owl is a cherished
The Great Gray Owls
that aren't so lucky need your help. The Owl Foundation has received
over 40 Great Gray Owls this winter, a staggering increase over
the usually sporadic Great Gray admission numbers. The birds arrive
in varying medical conditions. Some require immediate surgery, some
are so badly injured they are humanely euthanized. Others just need
a safe place to recover from their injuries while being assessed
for their potential early or ultimate release.
The Owl Foundation
relies almost exclusively on private funding.