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Look for six owl species with Whidbey Audubon Society

Barn owls are common on Whidbey Island. This photograph was taken by C.F. Zeillemaker from the National Fish and Wildlife library, digitalmedia.fws.gov.  - Photo courtesy of Whidbey Audubon Society
Barn owls are common on Whidbey Island. This photograph was taken by C.F. Zeillemaker from the National Fish and Wildlife library, digitalmedia.fws.gov.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Whidbey Audubon Society

Whidbey Audubon Society is hosting an owling field trip Feb. 23. Whidbey Island is home to six species of owl and is occasionally visited by others. This field trip is open to the public and free. Bring a flashlight, binoculars, scopes and a keen sense of hearing. Dress warmly. The trip begins in the daylight and ends in the dark. Meet at 4:30 p.m. at the Coupeville High School parking lot on South Main Street. For more information, contact trip leader Gary Piazzon at piazzon@comcast.net or 360-678-5131.

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