Ambassador Highlight: Odin

Odin, Born 2015

Eastern Screech Owl

(Megascops asio )

Owl Fun Facts

  • Owl heads swivel 270 degrees because their eyes are stationary in their heads.
  • Softest feathers in the bird world allow owls to hunt silently.
  • Owls have super effective stereo hearing.

Odin’s Story

Odin comes from the Chicago area. He was found on the ground as a nestling with an injured eye. It is believed that his mother accidentally injured his eye, and knowing he would never be able to survive and hunt, she rejected him. Thankfully, some lovely people found him and brought him in to Willowbrook Wildlife Center, where the eye was removed.