Village News - Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

By City News Service
Special to Village News 

Rancho Coastal Humane Society releases Pendleton owl into wild after injury


Last updated 3/4/2019 at 11:26am

A Great Horned Owl takes flight, out of the box it was transported to Camp Pendleton in to be released back into the wild.

SAN DIEGO – The Rancho Coastal Humane Society's San Diego Wildlife Center announced Feb.25, the release of a Great Horned Owl back into the wild.

The organization recovered the owl after it lost a territorial battle over Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. SDWC staff believe the owl was injured in a fight with a female Red Tailed Hawk.

"As if raising your young isn't hard enough, many species have to fight for nest space," said SDWC Director Trish Jackman. "This owl lost the fight and had talon punctures on her belly. After a little rest, she was ready to get back out there in time to start...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 06/14/2020 14:36