Marco Island and Cape Coral are the two largest known populations left in Florida.

Only 800 vacant lots are left on Marco Island (Marco Island Chamber of Commerce).



But … Owl Watch and the Marco Burrowing Owl Graduating Class of 2018 had an astonishing nesting season:

  • 760 Volunteer Hours
  • 4,570 Observations at Burrows
  • 194 Owl Pairs Monitored
  • 3 Average Fledged Chicks per Pair
  • 98 Owls Banded by AWE Biologist
  • 423 Chicks Fledged – Highest Ever on Record

Florida Burrowing Owls are Adaptable

All images © Jean Hall

Ways You Can Save Florida Burrowing Owls

AWE’s Owl Watch Partners

Thank You in Advance!