Owls As Hunters Nov. 6 Topic At Warwick Park

An Eastern screech owl.

POTTSTOWN PA – Learn about Pennsylvania’s amazing owls – the swift, accurate and silent hunters of the night – during a program scheduled Nov. 6 (2010; Saturday) from 6-7:30 p.m. at Warwick County Park, 191 County Park Rd., Knauertown PA, located 3-1/2 miles west of the intersection of Routes 100 and 23 south of Pottstown.

Participants will have the opportunity to see a Great Horned Owl and a Screech Owl from the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, and also will view a short slide show about their abilities, offered by Instructor Jay Erb of the Chester County Parks and Recreation Department staff. The program concludes with a moonlit walk through the park’s meadow to its forest edge, with Erb calling to Pennsylvania ‘s Eastern Screech Owl, the nighttime hunter most likely to be seen and heard this time of the year.

The program is free and open to the public, but must be limited to 30 people. Advance registration is required. Registration forms can be downloaded from the county parks website, here, or can be completed by calling the park at 610-469-1916.

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