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World What a hoot! Tiny owl rescued from Rockafeller Center Christmas tree

06:20  19 november  2020
06:20  19 november  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

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'Balding' Rockefeller Christmas tree 'sums up 2020'. After the owl - now named Rockefeller - was dropped off with Ms Kalish and taken to the wildlife centre And plucky little Rockefeller the owl has lit up this year's Christmas tree with some positive publicity. Social media users had a hoot this week

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It might still be November, but we've already had the first 'miracle' of the festive season.

a close up of an owl: The Saw-whet is one of the smallest varieties of owl in America Pic: Ravensbeard Wildlife Center © Other The Saw-whet is one of the smallest varieties of owl in America Pic: Ravensbeard Wildlife Center

A tiny Saw-whet owl, one of the smallest varieties in North America, has been rescued from the Christmas tree that is traditionally placed outside the Rockafeller Center in New York.

The owl was found by one of the workers putting up the tree Pic: Ravensbeard Wildlife Center © Other The owl was found by one of the workers putting up the tree Pic: Ravensbeard Wildlife Center

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Rockefeller Christmas tree looks a little worse for wear after 185-mile journey (but it'll get a spruce up before the big reveal). And even the most sour Christmas naysayers had their humbug hearts melted when photos emerged of a baby owl that was rescued from the Rockefeller tree after it was

The bird was discovered on Tuesday, tucked amongst the branches, by a worker helping to erect the tree. His wife then contacted a local wildlife rescue charity.

On its Facebook page the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center said: "Yesterday morning, I received a phone call from someone who asked if we take in owls for rehabilitation. I replied 'yes we do', there was silence for a moment and she said: 'OK, I'll call back when my husband comes home, he's got the baby owl in a box tucked in for the long ride.'

a person looking at a bird: Rescue worker Ellen Kalish with the Saw-whet owl Pic: Ravensbeard Wildlife Center © Other Rescue worker Ellen Kalish with the Saw-whet owl Pic: Ravensbeard Wildlife Center

"I asked where her husband was when he found the owl. She said he works for the company that transports and secures the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center.

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"She lived about an hour south so we met in the middle to do the transfer. Once secured, I peaked in the box and saw this little face looking up at me. He/she was a little Saw-whet owl, the smallest owls we have in the northeast. All baby owls are born in the spring so the idea that there was a baby owl in November didn't make sense.

a group of people standing next to a tall building: The Norway Spruce will be decorated with five miles of lights © Getty The Norway Spruce will be decorated with five miles of lights

"Back at Ravensbeard Wildlife Center, we've given him fluids and are feeding him all the mice he will eat. It had been three days since he ate or drank anything. "

"So far so good, his eyes are bright and seems relatively in good condition with all he's been through. Once he checks in with the vet and gets a clean bill of health, he'll be released to continue on his wild and wonderful journey.

"Our hearts go out to all those 'behind the scenes' workers. Great job and thanks for saving 'Rockefeller'!

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