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Posted: 12/25/2005 2:33:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/25/2005 2:44:40 PM EDT by Minuteman419]
First let me say it was a waste that I could not find a way to have this preserved and I did try.

I found this yesterday morning on side of US 29 in Nelson Co. Virginia. Evidentally hit by a vehicle. The only way this can be preserved (stuffed) is by a permit to a learning institution per the Game Warden. I tried to call the local Nature Conservancy on Christmas Eve with no luck. It's frozen stiff still and not damaged as far as I can tell other than being dead.

I see stuff like this all the time being a Highway worker.

Happy Holidays!

Barred Owl. The Real "Hoot Owl".

Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:39:14 PM EDT
That's terrible Danny.

Poor owl...
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:41:09 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:43:00 PM EDT
uh oh. its a hooter.

all jokin aside. i feel bad for the bird. pretty thing
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:43:08 PM EDT
I'd take the time and bury it..
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:47:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By VooDoo3dfx:
I'd take the time and bury it..

I will tomorrow, hoping the Conservancy people will call tomorrow after they return to work and hear my phone message and or see the email I sent them.

I read the lifespan on these birds can run 23 years.

And the owl is to the night what the hawk is to the day.

Totally awesome!

Still a waste though.

Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:48:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:51:23 PM EDT
It's pining.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 2:52:06 PM EDT
That's no owl, that's a double breasted monkey fucker and they're rare as hell!
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 3:08:29 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Tomislav:
It's pining.

...for the fjords.
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 3:10:58 PM EDT
I had a owl fly through the window of a truck I had back in the late 80`s. Those birds can do alot of damge to a truck. believe it or not.

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