Rehabbed Blue Ridge owls to be set free in new home

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Posted: December 8, 2012

The Winchester Star

A barn owl rehabilitated by Dr. Belinda Burwell of the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in flies above her head in the flight cage at the facility Friday.
A barn owl gets in some flight time at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in Millwood Friday. The owl and another barn owl will be released back into the wild today on a farm in Front Royal. One of the owls suffered from a broken wing and the other had been mauled by another animal. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
This barn owl, rehabilitated at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center in Millwood, will be released back into the wild today on a farm in Front Royal. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

MILLWOOD

One of the brown and gray owls does what barn owls do in the daytime — sleep.

The other wings its way around the circular flight cage at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center, eyeing the people...



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