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CROW Case of the Week: Eastern Screech Owl (19-4539)


The eastern screech owl (Megascopsasio) is known as a tree owl and is only five inches in height on average. It does have a big spooky call to go with its diminutive size. However, despite its name, this particular owl does not screech. It produces sounds more like a whinny or a trill. more...

CROW Case of the Week: White Pelican (#19-4719)


Known as one of largest North American birds, the American white pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) is a different animal when it comes to using its feet compared to its wings. On land, the snow-white water bird is an awkward walker – though surprisingly quick in its gait. But in the air, it is referred to as a majestic flyer, soaring gracefully due to large, stable wings.. more...

CROW Case of the Week: Reddish Egret (19-4600)


A reddish egret (Egretta rufescens) is an odd character. It is referred to as a medium to large heron with long legs and long neck. Adults mainly have a pinkish color at the base of their bills with a blackish tip. They are so-called due to their reddish neck to contrast the grayish color on the rest of their bodies. However, and stangely, they are white reddish egrets. more...

38th Taste of the Islands Winners Announced


CROW has announced the winners of the 37th Taste of the Islands in a variety of categories including "Taste of the Taste" and the "People's Choice." more...

CROW Case of the Week: Migratory Birds


It’s that time of the year again as snowbirds make their way south to escape the cooler weather up north. While this statement may apply to our seasonal tourists, it also relates to migratory birds. Florida has become a popular pit stop for these birds as this physically demanding trip requires rest. more...