Paul Bannick: February 10th 2017

Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls 
  • February 10th: Two showings 3:00 pm or 6:00 pm
  • The Little Panida Sandpoint Idaho 
  • Admission: $5

Owl: A Year in the Lives  of North American Owls

Award winning photographer Paul Bannick will present a new program featuring video, sound, stories from the field, and several dozen new images from his brand-new book: Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls. Paul uses intimate yet dramatic images to follow owls through the course of one year and in their distinct habitats.

We will witness the four seasons on territory, as each stage in an owl’s life is chronicled through rare images: courtship, mating, and nesting in spring; fledging and feeding of young in summer; dispersal and gaining independence in fall; and, finally, winter’s migrations and competitions for food. His program shows how owls use the unique resources available to them in each habitat to face those challenges. All 19 species found in Canada and the United States are featured in photos, video, and narrative throughout the book, with a special focus on the Northern Pygmy-Owl, Great Gray Owl, Burrowing Owl, and Snowy Owl.

Owl is a stunning follow-up to Bannick’s bestselling title, The Owl and the Woodpecker, giving bird lovers yet another gorgeous photographic tribute, engaging natural history, and a compelling call to preserve the habitats that sustain these most iconic of birds.

A young Burrowing Owl emerges from the nest at about 10 days old.
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 Brought to you by: Kaniksu Land Trust, Idaho Conservation League and American Heritage Wildlife Foundation