Montgomery Parks Officials Explore Capturing and Relocating Aggressive Owl
Parks spokesperson Melissa Chotiner said the most recent incidents have occurred when the trail, north of Dorset Avenue, is officially closed at dusk or dawn. So she said parks officials are placing more signs to warn CCT users of the “aggressive owl’s” behavior.
Chotiner said Montgomery Parks officials are also exploring options to capture and relocate the barred owl. She said that requires considerable permits from federal and state agencies as well as specialized skills and equipment.
There have been more reports of a juvenile barred owl encountering passersby on the Capital Crescent Trail, according to a Montgomery Parks official. Parks spokesperson Melissa Chotiner said the most recent incidents have occurred when the trail, north of Dorset Avenue, is officially closed at dusk or dawn. So she said parks officials are placing […]
Montgomery Parks officials have located, and caught on camera, an owl that has been swooping down and attacking runners on the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. For more of our owl coverage, check out this MyMCMedia Extra.
Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. We have your first look at the “aggressive owl” that has been in the news for attacking joggers along the Capital Crescent Trail, north of River Road. 2. Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers has released recommendations to address construction and school capacity […]
Montgomery Parks officials believe they have identified and located the owl that has been attacking joggers and runners along the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda. MyMCMedia has received exclusive video from Montgomery Parks of what is believed to be the juvenile barred owl. Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for your first glimpse of the notorious […]