owls http://kuow.org en To Save Threatened Owl, Another Species Is Shot http://kuow.org/post/save-threatened-owl-another-species-shot In desperation to save the rare northern spotted owl, biologists are doing something that goes against their core — shooting another owl that's rapidly taking over spotted owl territory across the northwest.<p>"If we don't do it, what we're essentially doing, in my view, is dooming the spotted owl to extinction," says Lowell Diller, senior biologist for Green Diamond, a timber company.<p>The decision to shoot the more aggressive barred owls has been wrenching for biologists and the federal government. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:23:00 +0000 Elizabeth Shogren 27184 at http://kuow.org To Save Threatened Owl, Another Species Is Shot What Are Snowy Owls Doing In Seattle? http://kuow.org/post/what-are-snowy-owls-doing-seattle <p><strong>Coming up on <em>The Conversation, </em>December 7 at noon.</strong></p><p>December 14 kicks of the annual <a href="http://birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count">Audubon Christmas Bird Count</a> and volunteers that have dubbed themselves as the Binocular Brigade are hoping to see some rare species. Here in Seattle there have been reports of snowy owl sightings. What is this large white owl doing here in Washington? Ross Reynolds talks with&nbsp;<a href="http://www.seattleaudubon.org/sas/">Seattle&nbsp;</a><a href="http://www.seattleaudubon.org/sas/">Audubon</a>&nbsp;Conservation Director&nbsp;Matt Mega. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 19:59:41 +0000 Ross Reynolds 4770 at http://kuow.org What Are Snowy Owls Doing In Seattle?