Animals: Owl

A motorcycle policeman of Westchester County, N. Y. was surprised last week to behold an elderly gentleman kneeling in a path through some woods near Scarsdale peering skywards through binoculars. The gentleman explained that he was P. L. Hudson of Brooklyn, ornithologist; that that bird up yonder was an arctic owl in full winter plumage; that winter would come soon now.


A small rabbit which lives on the Westbury, L. I. estate of Mrs. John S. Phipps was sore disturbed one day last week. It became aware that it was being pursued...

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