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1SG Douglas W McNeil who was previously stationed in Iraq (FOB Delta) discovered a clutch of barn owl chicks while inspecting a bunker. He made a photo of the 3 barn owl chicks and sent it in for publication. At the bottom is the first photo featuring the 3 chicks. The other photos were taken at subsequent visits and show them “all grown up.”

Barn Owl in Iraq

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Barn Owls found in an Iraqi bunker by American Soldier 2009


Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


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