What is a Leuistic Screech Owl?

 

What is a Leucistic Screech Owl?

Presentation is at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, “Raptor Fest 2015”
Meaning of Leucism /ˈljuːsɪzəm/ is a condition in which there is partial loss of pigmentation in an animal resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, feathers, scales or cuticle, but not the eyes. Unlike albinism, it is caused by a reduction in multiple types of pigment, not just melanin. Wikipedia

2nd Annual Raptorfest was held February 7, 2015

BIRDS OF PREY education was wonderful. I recommend if you are in the area of

St. Petersburg, Florida its worth the experience and its free. 

  • Trained raptors in free flight
  • Live birds of prey in exhibits and presentations
  • Dissect owl pellets with Sensing Nature LLC
  • Raptorial dinosaur talk
  • Photo ops with live birds
  • Environmental exhibitors
  • Activities for children and Families
  • Tram tours and bird walks
  • Visit Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, St Petersburg, Fl
RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
Google+
http://gignewsonline.com/what-is-a-leuistic-screech-owl">
Twitter

Saint Simons Island
83°
Mostly Cloudy
07:2918:52 EDT
Feels like: 90°F
Wind: 7mph SE
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 29.93"Hg
UV index: 1
MonTueWed
min 65°F
71/64°F
75/67°F

 

Yamaha’s Helm Master

Takes Guesswork, Stress Out of Docking

Visit Yamaha Outboards.com to Learn More about Helm Master

Can You Trust Your Fish Finder?

Visit Lowrance and Find Out Today!

STEREOACTIVE YOUNG ADVENTURERS

Waterproof, rugged and fully portable – StereoActive is where it’s at!“

The outdoor enthusiast finally has a rugged, waterproof option when it comes to high-quality stereo sound. With built-in Bluetooth audio streaming, AM/FM radio and USB audio playback, STEREOACTIVE is packed with features. Engineered in New Zealand, the new compact system is designed for the challenges of life on the water or exposure to the elements and tuned to deliver crystal clear audio that enhances any activity. Featuring the unique Puck mount system, users can easily and securely attach the stereo to any surface, such as an RV exterior, cooler, outdoor cooking space, paddleboard, kayak, canoe, boat or even hot tub. To keep valuables safe from the elements, FUSION has also offered the ACTIVESAFE which, when combined with STEREOACTIVE, will securely house any smartphone, vehicle keys, bank cards, or loose change.

Visit Fusion Entertainment.com today!

Dialing in Docks to Up Your Bass Game

Virtually every angler on the water these days is well aware that boat docks hold bass throughout the year.  However, not all anglers approach dock fishing with the correct tackle and strategy to make the most of their time on the water.  Fine-tuning your approach by reaching all fish-holding zones and identifying patterns can definitely lead to higher catch rates and bigger fish. Read More…
Learn More at Z Man Fishing

Coastal Chaos After the Strike

After the Strike World record-holders will quickly agree there is much more to skilled angling than simply finding and hooking a fish. The battle, especially with large, powerful game fish, Read More…
Visit Yamaha Outboards.com

Take the Trip of a Life Time
Take a short drive south of New Orleans, and you come to the southernmost point in Louisiana. It’s Venice and being at the end of the road is just the beginning of your trip for world-class yellowfin tuna fishing
Visit Home Run Charters

F25 Yamaha Outboard
Today’s hot angling trend toward fishing skinny inshore backwaters with lightweight tackle just got a lift from Yamaha. Meet the all-new F25. This updated 25 horsepower outboard is the ticket to accessing remote fishing spots like never before.

Learn More Visit Yamaha Outboards

Covering the Column

Live bait rigged to stay on or near the surface is enticing as well. Predators push bait to the top during an attack, so a nervous morsel suspended under a kite, balloon or cork is always easy pickings. Baits hooked through the nose, or dorsal fin will stay near the surface whereas those hooked in the stomach or lower tail tend to swim downward. Trolled baits and lures serve the same purpose. The combination of splashing and bubbles, often in conjunction with teasers, help draw the game fish into the surface strike zone Read More…

Visit Yamaha Outboards Today!

Archives