7-9 March 2014 Houston, Minnesota USA

HomePhoto GalleryUncategorisedHigh Resolution Photo Gallery

International Festival of Owls Photo Gallery

High Resolution Photo Gallery

The photos below may be downloaded and used along with articles about the International Festival of Owls as long as the photographer listed for each photo is given credit.

a

Alice the Great Horned Owl. The festival started as a celebration of her hatch-day.

© Images by Ingvalson

Barnaby

Barnaby the Barn Owl, winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2011 Lady Gray'l Award.

© Richard Ford

Royal

Donna and Carlos Royal, winners of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2012 Special Achievement Award, pictured in front of Molly & McGee's nest box.

Koenig

Professor Dr. Claus König, winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2011 Champion of Owls Award. Pictured with his book, "Owls of the World."

Everyone gets an up close and person look at the live owl programs. Here Marge Gibson, founder of the Raptor Education Group, shows off Little Bit, a full grown Northern Saw-whet Owl, to a young fan.

© Alan Stankevitz

Shawyer

Colin Shawyer holding four Barn Owl chicks.Winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2010 Special Achievement Award

David Johnson

David H. Johnson, Director of the Global Owl Project, holding European Eagle Owl chicks. Winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2010 Champion of Owls Award.

Denver Holt

Denver Holt, winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2012 Champion of Owls Award, holding a young Snowy Owl.

© Brenda Rone.

Gary Duke

Dr. Gary Duke, co-founder of The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota, received the 2009 Special Achievement Award from the World Owl Hall of Fame.

Georgie

Georgie the Barn Owl from the World Owl Trust in England was the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2009 Lady Gray'l Award winner.

Hooston and Houston

Hooston, the festival owl mascot, with Stuart and Meg Houston from New York state.

Jim Duncan Family

Dr. James R. Duncan, pictured here with wife Patsy, daughter Brooke, son Connor, and Long-eared Owl, Nemo, was the recipient of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2009 Champion of Owls award.

Mary and Karla

Mary Bethe Wright and Owly the Short-eared Owl flew in from Alaska to receive Owly's Lady Gray'l Award for the World Owl Hall of Fame. left to right: Mary Bethe Wright, Owly the Short-eared Owl, Karla Kinstler (festival coordinator).

Michael Wink

Prof. Dr. Michael Wink, winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2012 Special Achievement Award.

Owl Clock Julie

Bid on awesome owl items like this hand-carved owl cuckoo clock from Germany at the live auction.

© Alan Stankevitz

Owl Face Pancake

Get your owl face pancakes with real maple syrup at the Lutheran Church on Saturday morning.

© Alan Stankevitz

Owl Sugar Cookies

You'll find all kinds of creative owly goodies at the owl bake sale table at the festival.

Pot Plant Owl

Pot Plant Owl the Spotted Eagle Owl, winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2012 Lady Gray'l Award. (c) Allan Eccles

Raju Acharaya

Raju Acharya of Nepal, winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2011 Special Achievement Award.

Stair Master

Alice the Great Horned Owl, winner of the World Owl Hall of Fame's 2010 Lady Gray'l Award

Stuffed Snowies

These stuffed Snowy Owls are among the large selection of owl merchandise offered for sale at the festival.

Tobin

Tobin the flying European Barn Owl from the World Bird Sanctuary wows the crowd as he skims their heads.

© Alan Stankevitz

Tony Warburton and Karla

Tony Warburton, founder of the World Owl Trust, flew in from England to receive the 2007 Champion of Owls Award for the World Owl Hall of Fame. He is pictured with his award and festival coordinator Karla Kinstler.

Wolfgang Scherzinger

Dr. Wolfgang Scherzinger from Germany, winner of the 2013 Champion of Owls Award

Dr Severinghaus

Dr. Lucia Liu Severinghaus from Taiwan, winner of a 2013 Special Achievement Award

Ana Trejo

Dr. Ana Trejo from Argentina, winner of a 2013 Special Achievement Award

Bundi Verreaux's Eagle Owl

Bundi the Verreaux's Eagle Owl from Kenya, winner of the 2013 Lady Gray'l Award




© 2013 International Festival of Owls
Website Design by Ihrke Innovations | Wabasha MN
Website Hosted by The Owl Pages