In a new (07 July 2015) US patent, inventor Lucy D. Thomas of Fontana, California, describes ‘Solar Powered Owl Systems‘. It features not only yellow LED eyes, and a 360 degree rotatable head, but also has ultrasonic screech capabilities. Note: Patent documents are sometimes inclined towards using quite long sentences. Bonus Question: Why? “A pest […]
Rotate Your Owl [demo + music]
Rotate your owl, with or without music: [HT investigator Mary Ellen Kovich] BONUS: For background, see the study: “THE VESTIBULAR SYSTEM OF THE OWL,” K.E. Money and M.J. Correia, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Physiology, Volume 42, Issue 2, 1 June 1972, Pages 353–354, IN3–IN5, 355–358. Abstract: Owls have a curious variability in the postrotatory head nystagmus […]
Owl pellets for the discerning
If you care about the genuineness of your owl pellets, obtain them from a reputable source (or directly from an owl). These owl pellets are offered for sale by the firm Educational Innovations. They are advertised as being “Made in USA”.