Owls from the Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown visit News 12 Long Island

The Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown brought some owl friends to the studio this morning. The great horned owl and the screech owl are two

The great horned owl is one of the

The great horned owl is one of the residents living at the nature center. (Credit: News 12)

WOODBURY - The Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown brought some owl friends to the studio this morning.

The great horned owl and the screech owl are two of the residents living at the nature center. 

Both owls are found here on Long Island. Both are nocturnal birds of prey that use their sharp talons to catch animals like mice and rats.

The nature center will be hosting a nocturnal hike on May 16 at its preserve.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Nassau Police have arrested 17-year-old Jeustin David Maldonado 1 Police: Teen arrested in connection with fatal Uniondale shooting
According to police, the two suspects allegedly forced 2 2 men sought in Valley Stream armed home invasion
Joseph Hanusiewicz, of Massapequa Park, and Ethan Solomkin, 3 2 BMX riders accused in Splish Splash break-in due in court
Police Officers Devin Humphreys and Steven Golub were 4 2 Northport officers honored for saving newborn
A Shirley man was arrested Tuesday after a 5 Man leads police on pursuit through several Suffolk communities

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Animals in the News

Click through the list for more News 12 Long Island animal stories.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE