A Love Affair With the Ural Owl

Published June 5, 2012 by xubobo

A Love Affair With the Ural Owl

She looks sweet grooming her chick, but don’t mess with mom’s nest: Ural owls are aggressively territorial. “I’ve made an ‘agreement’ with the females that the price to band and measure one nestling is six hard punches on the head,” says Finnish ornithologist Pertti Saurola.

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