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Eyes on owls - Live Owl program

When Sep 29, 2012
from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Where Breakheart Visitor’s Center, Saugus
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SAVE is pleased to sponsor this very special event. Eyes On Owls and naturalist Marcia Wilson
will be at the Breakheart Visitor’s Center at 11:00 AM on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29,
2012 to present a live owl program: “Who’s Watching You? Owls of the World.”

All who attend are in for some fun with educational close-up views of these secretive birds of
prey. Wilson introduces the audience to owls found in New England as well as other parts
of the world. A slide show begins the program by showcasing colorful wildlife photos by her
husband, Mark Wilson. Marcia imitates the owls’ calls herself, paying special attention to the
more common owls that we might encounter in our area. After a hooting lesson and much
audience participation, Marcia brings out the live owls one at a time. With each owl perched
securely on her gloved hand, she walks out among the audience with six or seven owls.
There’s plenty of time for close-up views, photos and questions.

Each owl presented has a permanent disability which prevents him or her from surviving on their
own in the wild. These non-releasable owls are legally permitted by state and federal agencies
for use in environmental educational programs.

Which owl eats skunks? Can a little detective work reveal where owls live near you? What
do pellets tell us about an owl’s diet, the food chain and the web-of-life? How can we protect
owls and their habitats? Wilson explores these questions and more during this fun, interactive

Join the fun and win a raffle prize! Eyes On Owls has donated an 18” x 24” fine art print of a
Snowy owl in flight, photographed by Mark Wilson, to benefit SAVE.