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Old 11-29-2012, 06:27 PM   #1
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Default Starving snowy owls face new threat, desperate search for food on Vancouver Island

Starving snowy owls face new threat, desperate search for food on Vancouver Island
Desperate search for food brings owls to Island
By Katherine Dedyna, Times Colonist November 28, 2012

Starving snowy owls face new threat, desperate search for food on Vancouver Island
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Maj Birch is urging people to avoid frightening the owls into flight just to get a good photo, as that could sap what little energy they have left.

"They're all starving," said Birch, who founded Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society in 1995. "By the time they get down here, they're usually very thin.

We're finding them one-half to one-quarter of theirů
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