The Global Owl Project (GLOW)
This project is a long-term, worldwide project to advance foundational aspects of science and conservation for the world’s owls.
Work under this project is focused on seven tasks:
Entire Briefing Paper - Read the proposal for this project in detail
Owl Description Citation List - These citations reflect the original descriptions of owl species and subspecies as they were newly reported to science, starting with Linneaus in 1758.
Originally published in the Ornithologist and Oologist magazine in 1889, we wryly offer a poem that seems particularly fitting for this scientific endeavour:
Kind reader, we call to your careful attention,
DNA Analysis Protocol - Blood Treatment for Avian DNA Analysis.
DNA Required - Species we still require DNA samples for.
Survey Techniques for the World's Owls - Fundamentals to conservation - a questionnaire.