Wadase update: August 2015

January 23, 2015 was the last positive sighting of Wadasé Zhabwé at the aviary. However that’s not to say she hasn’t been in the area. On several occasions she has roosted overnight in an old, favorite spot of hers where Squirrel Creek meets the North Canadian River just north of the aviary. She has even Read More »

Wadase update: May 2015

The landscscape around us has swiftly changed with spring’s arrival. Winters colors have gone and the trees leafed out almost overnight it seems. The Great Horned owls who nest in the big pecan out back have already seen their owlets hatch and leave the nest. In the evening you can hear them calling with a Read More »

Wadasé Zhabwé soars beyond all expectations: April 2015

Time flies it seems. On April 16, 2015, 730 days will have passed to mark two years since Wadasé’s release. She has surpassed all expectations as we continue to learn valuable information from her telemetry. Many experts in the field marvel at the incredible amount of data gathered and her continued progress. With flights reching Read More »

Wadase update: February 2015

  Snow and below freezing temperatures are still expected this time of year in Oklahoma, but spring is closer than the 20-degree morning today might suggest. In the hollow of the old pecan tree behind the aviary, you can just barely see the face of the Great Horned Owl. She has most likely laid 3-4 Read More »

Wadase update: July 2014

Wadase has spent much of the last few months exploring new territory. During the last week in May, she worked her way up north following the Arkansas River until she reached the Salt Fork and headed west to the Great Salt Plains Lake, just 7.5 miles shy of the Oklahoma border. This is her furthest Read More »