> On Oct 28, 2019, at 11:31 AM, Robert O'Brien <baro...> wrote:
> I don't know about barred owls. But I have seen two or more short-eared owls that seemed quite comfortable 20 miles offshore. 1 actually turned and flew into the boat wake for a short period. From this distance they could undoubtedly make out the shoreline if they are interested in returning to land. I've always assumed that they simply migrate offshore at times including during the day.
> Bob O'Brien Carver Oregon
>> On Monday, October 28, 2019, Mike Patterson <celata...> wrote:
>> According to the COASST database, 57 Barred Owls have turned up
>> on surveys. I've found 4 or 5 (I have photos).
>> Barred Owls are very movious, especially this time of year when
>> youngsters are dispersing. I'm guessing a certain fraction end
>> up flying out over the ocean, become exhausted and crash...
>> Short-eared Owls have been known to turn up out at sea as well.
>> Mike Patterson
>> Astoria, OR
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