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File Canada 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."