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Did you know there are around 200 different species of owl? Or that  a group of owls is called a parliament? 

Check out these books and DVDs to learn more about the awesome and suberb owl.


Richard K Walton, Robert W Lawson, Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology, Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics
Description: Designed to help listeners recognize 86 birds of eastern and central North America by their songs and calls. Points out exactly what to listen for to tell one bird from another.
Call Number: 598.2 Wal
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Rebecca Elliott
Description: Having a Bloomtastic Festival at school to celebrate spring is a great idea--but Eva Wingdale, a young owl, discovers that it is also a lot of work, and there is nothing wrong with asking her friends for help.
Call Number: J FIC Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Carl Hiaasen
Description: Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.
Call Number: YA FIC Hia
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Stan Tekiela, Sandy Livoti
Call Number: 598.97 Tek
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Chris Morgan, Matt Hamilton, Fergus Beeley, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), Terra Mater Factual Studios)
Description: PBS explores the snowy owl, the official bird of Quebec made popular by the Harry Potter series.
Call Number: 598.97 Mag
Format: DVD
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Arnold Lobel
Description: Relates five adventures of Owl.
Call Number: Ei Lob
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Martin Waddell, Patrick Benson
Description: Three owl babies whose mother has gone out in the night try to stay calm while she is gone.
Call Number: E Wad
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Jane Yolen, John Schoenherr
Description: On a winter's night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.
Call Number: E Yol
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Paul Christie, Lucy Smith, PBS Distribution (Firm), Thirteen Productions, BBC Productions
Description: What actually makes owls so special? Bird trainers Lloyd and Rose Buck and their very special family of owls provide a rare opportunity to learn more about these unique birds. Using the latest technology, we can take a brand new look at owls in more detail than ever before. The real stories behind how they hunt, how their vision and hearing works, and how they fly so silently are influencing 21st century technology and design.
Call Number: 598.97 Owl
Format: DVD
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Elena Cenzato, Fabio Santopietro
Call Number: 704.9432 Cen
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Kila Jarvis, D. W. (Denver W.) Holt, Leslie Leroux, Courtney Couch
Description: Explores the biology, amazing adaptations, and natural history of these birds of prey which are silent-winged creatures of the night.
Call Number: J 598.97 Jar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Warner Shedd
Call Number: 591.5 She
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
David R Benson
Call Number: 598.97 Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Donna Andrews, Bernadette Dunne
Description: When an antiques dealer is found stuffed in a trunk with his head bashed in, a yard sale turns into a days-long media circus and a mystery for Meg Langslow.
Call Number: FIC And
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Kathryn Lasky, Pamela Garelick
Description: The reader is introduced to Soren, a barn owl and the centerpiece of the series. When Soren is pushed from his family's nest by his older brother, he is rescued from certain death on the forest floor by agents from a mysterious school for orphaned owls, St. Aggie's. When Soren arrives at St. Aggie's, he suspects there is more to the school than meets the eye. He and his new friend, the clever and scrappy Gylfie, find out that St. Aggie's is actually a training camp where the school's leader can groom young owls to help achieve her goal.
Call Number: J FIC Las
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 16, 2017
Mike Unwin, David Tipling, Tony Angell
Call Number: 598.97 Unw
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Tony Angell, Robert Michael Pyle
Call Number: 598.97 Ang
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Christopher Pennell, Rebecca Bond
Description: Eleven-year-old Carly Bean Bitters, an orphan, can only sleep during the day and feels very lonely until she meets a rat, Lewis, and sets off on an adventure to figure out what is threatening the woods and its inhabitants.
Call Number: J FIC Pen
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Gertrude Chandler Warner, Hodges Soileau
Description: The Aldens visit an old camp in Quebec, Canada, and begin to suspect that someone or something is trying to scare them away from the place.
Call Number: J FIC War
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Chris Brodien-Jones, Marian E. ill Kneer
Description: Eleven-year-old Max partners with an unusual girl, Rose, who shares his appreciation of the silver owls that the High Echelon wants to destroy, and together they make a perilous journey seeking to fulfill a prophecy.
Call Number: J FIC Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Martin Windrow, Christa Hook
Call Number: 598.97 Win
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Edward Marston
Call Number: FIC Mar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Jean Craighead George, Ed Sala, LLC Recorded Books
Description: Because protecting spotted owls has cost Borden's father his job as a logger in the old growth forest of northern California, Borden intends to kill any spotted owl he sees, until he and his father find themselves taking care of a young owlet.
Call Number: J FIC Geo
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Marc Taro Holmes
Description: "Learn Marc's simple steps to draw and paint three beautiful birds from life in pencil, pen, and watercolor. After a review of sketching gear and strategy, you'll learn how to quickly capture the silhouette and large shapes that will help you understand anatomy and portray your subject accurately. Then follow along to add realistic, expressive details with pen, and final touches with watercolor to bring your subjects to life"--Container.
Call Number: 741.2 Urb
Format: DVD
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
Stacey O'Brien, Renée Raudman
Description: Chronicles the author's rescue of an abandoned barn owlet, from her efforts to resuscitate and raise the young owl through their nineteen years together, during which the author made key discoveries about owl behavior.
Call Number: 598.97 OBr
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Feb 26, 2018
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Birding By Ear: Eastern/Central A Guide To Bird-Song Identification [Audiobook]
Richard K Walton, Robert W Lawson, Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology, Borror Laboratory of Bioacoustics
598.2 Wal
Owls Well That Ends Well [Audiobook]
Donna Andrews, Bernadette Dunne
FIC And
Eva's Treetop Festival
Rebecca Elliott
J FIC Ell
The Capture [Audiobook]
Kathryn Lasky, Pamela Garelick
J FIC Las
Hoot
Carl Hiaasen
YA FIC Hia
The Enigma Of The Owl: An Illustrated Natural History
Mike Unwin, David Tipling, Tony Angell
598.97 Unw
Intriguing Owls: Exceptional Images And Insight
Stan Tekiela, Sandy Livoti
598.97 Tek
The House Of Owls
Tony Angell, Robert Michael Pyle
598.97 Ang
Magic Of The Snowy Owl [DVD]
Chris Morgan, Matt Hamilton, Fergus Beeley, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), Terra Mater Factual Studios)
598.97 Mag
The Mysterious Woods Of Whistle Root
Christopher Pennell, Rebecca Bond
J FIC Pen
Owl At Home
Arnold Lobel
Ei Lob
The Mystery Of The Screech Owl
Gertrude Chandler Warner, Hodges Soileau
J FIC War
Owl Babies
Martin Waddell, Patrick Benson
E Wad
The Owl Keeper
Chris Brodien-Jones, Marian E. ill Kneer
J FIC Bro
Owl Moon
Jane Yolen, John Schoenherr
E Yol
The Owl Who Liked Sitting On Caesar : Living With A Tawny Owl
Martin Windrow, Christa Hook
598.97 Win
Owl Power [DVD]
Paul Christie, Lucy Smith, PBS Distribution (Firm), Thirteen Productions, BBC Productions
598.97 Owl
The Owls Of Gloucester
Edward Marston
FIC Mar
Owls : Art, Legend, History
Elena Cenzato, Fabio Santopietro
704.9432 Cen
There's An Owl In The Shower [Audiobook]
Jean Craighead George, Ed Sala, LLC Recorded Books
J FIC Geo
Owls : Whoo Are They?
Kila Jarvis, D. W. (Denver W.) Holt, Leslie Leroux, Courtney Couch
J 598.97 Jar
Urban Sketching: Drawing Birds [DVD]
Marc Taro Holmes
741.2 Urb
Owls Aren't Wise And Bats Aren't Blind: A Naturalist Debunks Our Favorite Fallacies About Wildlife
Warner Shedd
591.5 She
Wesley The Owl: The Remarkable Love Story Of An Owl And His Girl [Audiobook]
Stacey O'Brien, Renée Raudman
598.97 OBr
Owls Of The North : A Naturalist's Handbook
David R Benson
598.97 Ben