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Boise boasts World Center for Birds of Prey - The Galveston County Daily News : Leisure

October 1, 2014

Travel Boise boasts World Center for Birds of Prey

Posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:15 am

BOISE, Idaho — Willie the owl seemed to enjoy being the center of attention, whirling his feathered head in 270 degree turns, his tubular eyes surveying his rapt tourist audience.

Willie, like all 225 of his species, is nocturnal with extraordinary hearing; a silent hunter, with feather fringe on the leading edge of his wings, feathered feet and eyelashes, all to muffle his dead-accurate stealth.

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