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luerpt from *The Auk" 
JULY., 1929 . 
General Notes, P. 39T 
 
 
 
 
 
A F       MTU ON 0    HOTND OWL AND Gu$BAWK MIUJA;)T1 1 ii bRITIS COXLNUBA.

 
          Ding the perio   October 1 to December 31, 1927, a sportin 
goads store in Victot a, British Colmbia, paid bounty on 271 lorned Owls

all of whic had been killed locally. At the Provincial Govenmeat Pheasnat

Tarm a2 others were shot durin this time. For the       periodd uring 1928

bounty was paid on 5 birds only. A  was the ca   ten years earlier the 
Nom4 Owl invasion of southern Tancouver Island took place during tw 
steessiv   winters and then, quite definitely, ceased. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
          ?te localities and niBber f bird.s turned. in at each place are
a, 
folLowet Ashoroft 20, Clinton 414, Orsnbrook 1, Fort Yraser 1, Golde 13,

Kaloops 100, Lilloost 2, Merritt 1)41, Nelson 17, PoucO Coupe 3, Penticton
63, 
Prince George 419, (quesnali 103. Revelstoke 6, Hosialand 1, $mithers 6,
Ternon 2)4, 
Wlitams Lake 33, New Westminster 19, Vancouver 8, Victoria 2. bRference to

a mp of British Columbia with thezs figures in mina mosts a probable in-

vasion through the Cariboo, Nicola and O  aga regions of the Interior,  n

important migration highway, ad a relative scarcity weast of the Cascade

mountains'and in the eastern part of the province. 
          In recent years, since the Ring-necked Pheasant andu ropean Grey

Partridge have become established in the region surroundin VernonO 
Valley, the number of wintewri Goshe.*s has increased perceptibly ven when

alloaone is made for the periodic southern migration of the species foliowing

the rabbit plague."