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Parks Officials Catch “Aggressive Owl” on Camera (VIDEO)

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 owl.

Parks officials say that the owl in question is most likely protecting its nest and general territory. Signs are posted along the trail between Dorset Avenue and River Road, warning people to stay cautious.

Aggressive Owl_10-15-15Officials have advised runners to avoid running the trail in the early morning and evening when it is dark.

Meanwhile, the owl has gained a significant following on Twitter. Residents can now tweet @moco_owl.

For more  of our owl coverage, check out this MyMCMedia On Location.

 

Montgomery Parks Officials Explore Capturing and Relocating Aggressive Owl

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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 […]

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Aggressive Owl Attacks Runners On Capital Crescent Trail (VIDEO)

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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.  

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Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 16, in Montgomery County

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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 […]

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Parks Officials Catch "Aggressive Owl" on Camera (VIDEO)

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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 […]

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Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.

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