COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – An owl flew into a 10th story apartment in Coeur d’Alene, apparently opened a bird cage and killed one of two canaries inside, the residents said.
Sue Sausser said she awakened Sunday to find bird droppings and feathers all over her apartment, the Coeur d’Alene Press reported.
Sausser found the brownish, yellow-eyed owl between the wall and the chest of drawers on which the bird cage sits. It flew out the door and perched on their balcony railing long enough for them to take a few pictures. Don Sausser estimated the owl was 6 to 8 inches tall.
Sue and Don Sausser found one of their canaries dead in the cage. The other seemed jumpy and anxious, they said.
Gee, I wonder why?