Barn Owl on Wilson Creek

Observers: Chris McCreedy
Email: cmccreedy@prbo.org
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Date: 12/13/02
Time: 10:11:26 AM


I have had a string of interesting birds lately, and it continued this morning while I surveyed CBC turf on Wilson Creek, near Conway Ranch. I had two looks at the owl, each at ten feet, once while walking down the creek (flushed it out of old Narrowleaf Willow), once on my way up the creek on the other side. Gaines' latest date is Oct. 14, and he did not report any winter records in the Mono Basin. The first BNOW I've seen in the Eastern Sierra.