Saturday, January 24, 2009

Snowy Owl Released into the Wild at Bentheim Elementary




Friday afternoon was an exciting time for kids at Bentheim when the Outdoor Discovery Center released a snowy owl back into the wild. WWMT from Kalamazoo did this story on the release.




Fox 17 was on hand and had this video on its 10 PM newscast.


The Grand Rapids Press had this to say about the big event. Link Picture above is from GR Press.

40 comments:

  1. Tanna and Maddi3:12 PM

    We learned that snowyOwls eat lemmings.It also landed on a house. It also glided.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I learn snowy owl eat something call a lemming.It landed on a house. It was found in a barn last November.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Emily3:18 PM

    I learned that snowy owls eat lemming . It also landed on a roof. And it also glided.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Olivia3:19 PM

    I learned that it flew 1000 miles. It was not very scared in front of lots of people. It lived in the arctic circle.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Nathan3:20 PM

    I learned that the snowy owl came from the Arctic circle.The owl eats mice.He could fly that far.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Destiny3:21 PM

    I learned that the snowy owl is not extinct. The snowy owl is very cool.we watch them release it and was fun

    ReplyDelete
  7. ABBIE3:21 PM

    The snowy owl was found in Fennville. The owl lost pounds. We counted off like 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 and off the owl went.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Austin3:21 PM

    The snowy owl flew all the way from the Arctic Circle.The owl was found in a barn looking for food.The owl flew all the way to MI with empty stomach.

    ReplyDelete
  9. Tyler3:22 PM

    I learned that it almost died.I learned that it was looking for food.I learned that they found it in a barn.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I learned that it lived in the arctic circle. I never knew that on owl could fly that high. I never knew an owl die over food.

    ReplyDelete
  11. stephanie3:22 PM

    I learned the snowy owl had No food to eat.it woold die without to live.they put in the Outdoor Discovery Center.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Jaden3:22 PM

    I learned that the snowy owl eats rodents.It lives in the Arctic circle .Its all white with black spots.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Madison3:23 PM

    I leaned that the snowy owl eats a special kind of mice. The snowy lives in the Arctic Circle too.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Jenna3:23 PM

    I learned that snowy owls
    hunt at day time. snowy owl's
    eat lemming. I also learned
    that they have a wing spand of
    8 feet.

    ReplyDelete
  15. They're rare. He had a lot of mites.He
    used to live in the Arctic Circle.

    ReplyDelete
  16. I learned that owls can fly from the arctic circle all the way to Michigan I also learned that they eat lemmings.

    ReplyDelete
  17. Sidney3:24 PM

    I learned the snowy owl lives in the Arctic Circle. They had it at our school and we got to watch it.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Shaun3:25 PM

    I never knew owls ate lemmings before.

    ReplyDelete
  19. I learned that the snow owl is a morning creature. I learned that it is a cool owl. I even learned that it lives in the arctic.

    ReplyDelete
  20. Devin3:26 PM

    I learned that a snowy owl was in this barn. I think it lost 2 pounds and that it is white and black.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Ashley and Raeann3:18 PM

    He lives in the Arctic Circle.Hes not nocturnal.

    ReplyDelete
  22. Chance3:20 PM

    Snowy owls eat lemmings snowy owls are day creatures.

    ReplyDelete
  23. Olivia3:21 PM

    The snowy owl eats in the day.
    It eats lemmings. It lives in
    the Arctic circle.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Shelby Myra3:21 PM

    The snow owl made it to michigan. He didn't have any food.

    ReplyDelete
  25. Sebastian3:22 PM

    It hunt's at day time and eats lemmings. It can blend in with trees.

    ReplyDelete
  26. Trevor3:22 PM

    I never knew a snowy owl had spots on it.I had never seen a snowy owl before last friday

    ReplyDelete
  27. Dylan3:22 PM

    A snowy owl is a day creature.A snowy owl eats lemmings

    ReplyDelete
  28. Dereck3:23 PM

    I learn that a female has a lot of black spots.A male dosen't have any spots.

    ReplyDelete
  29. Isaac3:24 PM

    Snowy owls can fly so fast.They are a day creature.They eat lemmings.

    ReplyDelete
  30. Tyler3:24 PM

    I lerned that a snwy owl is a day time creacher a snowy owl lives in the artic circl.

    ReplyDelete
  31. Garett3:24 PM

    I learned that a female owl is whiter than a male. And owl eats lemmings.

    ReplyDelete
  32. It lives in the Artic Circle. It is a snowy owl.It eats lemmings.

    ReplyDelete
  33. Alexis3:24 PM

    I think the snowy owl cute.I liked watching the snowy owl fly away.

    ReplyDelete
  34. I learned that a snowy owl can live in the Arctic Circle and it eats lemminass . It lives for a long time.

    ReplyDelete
  35. Makayla3:25 PM

    The snowy owl couldn't find food to eat. So the snowy owl so he came to Michigan.

    ReplyDelete
  36. Taylor3:26 PM

    The snowy owl flew to Michigan
    because it did not have enough food in the Arctic.The snowy owl is not nocturnal.It is a day creature.

    ReplyDelete
  37. Madison3:26 PM

    A snowy owl eats lemmings. The snowy owl flew from the Arctic circle to michigan

    ReplyDelete
  38. Kenzie3:29 PM

    We helped the snowy owl get released. They eat lemmings and we helped the snow owl get released to the Artic Circle.

    ReplyDelete
  39. Merril3:29 PM

    It was in a barn. The outdoors nature center found him and did;nt have any food. They decided to let the snowy owl at our school and it was awesome!

    ReplyDelete
  40. Austin3:32 PM

    I love Snowy owls because they can blend in with the snow.I mostly like their black and white spots.

    ReplyDelete