Baby Barn Owl Banding!

Alex LamoreauxScience1 Comment

This evening I was able to tag along to watch Nate McKelvie, environmental educator at the Milton Hershey School, band four juvenile Barn Owls from one of the Hershey Trust’s old barns on the north side of Hershey. This is one of two known nesting sites in the area this year. The four juveniles were between 41 and 50 days … Read More

Barn Owl Banding

Corey HusicBanding, General News and Info3 Comments

On Tuesday evening, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) held a public banding demonstration of nesting Barn Owls. The program, coordinated by Jacobsburg State Park, was held at a private farm in Berks County where Barn Owls have reportedly nested for almost twenty years. As with almost all grassland bird species, the … Read More