A New Book by Carl Safina Explores the Human Relationship With the Natural World Through the Experience of Rescuing a Baby Owl - 27 East

A New Book by Carl Safina Explores the Human Relationship With the Natural World Through the Experience of Rescuing a Baby Owl

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Alfie was in bad shape when she was rescued. CARL SAFINA

Alfie was in bad shape when she was rescued. CARL SAFINA

Alfie during her first summer with the Safina family. CARL SAFINA

Alfie during her first summer with the Safina family. CARL SAFINA

Alfie in her fine plumage. CARL SAFINA

Alfie in her fine plumage. CARL SAFINA

Alfie still visits the Safina home on a regular basis. CARL SAFINA

Alfie still visits the Safina home on a regular basis. CARL SAFINA

Plus One feeds Alfie. CARL SAFINA

Plus One feeds Alfie. CARL SAFINA

Alfie and her mate, which Carl Safina and his wife Patricia dubbed

Alfie and her mate, which Carl Safina and his wife Patricia dubbed "Plus One." CARL SAFINA

Alfie's eggs. CARL SAFINA

Alfie's eggs. CARL SAFINA

Alfie's owlets at 17 days old. CARL SAFINA

Alfie's owlets at 17 days old. CARL SAFINA

Alfie feeding her young. CARL SAFINA

Alfie feeding her young. CARL SAFINA

Alfie, left, and one of her young. CARL SAFINA

Alfie, left, and one of her young. CARL SAFINA

Alfie's young. CARL SAFINA

Alfie's young. CARL SAFINA

Alfie's young. CARL SAFINA

Alfie's young. CARL SAFINA

The writer Carl Safina and his wife Patricia rescued and rehabilitated Alfie, an eastern screech owl, during the pandemic. After her near-death experience, Alfie went on to become a successful mother and still visits the Safina home. She is the subject of Safina's latest book,

The writer Carl Safina and his wife Patricia rescued and rehabilitated Alfie, an eastern screech owl, during the pandemic. After her near-death experience, Alfie went on to become a successful mother and still visits the Safina home. She is the subject of Safina's latest book, "Alfie and Me: What Owls Know, What Humans Believe." CARL SAFINA

The writer Carl Safina and his wife Patricia rescued and rehabilitated Alfie, an eastern screech owl, during the pandemic. After her near-death experience, Alfie went on to become a successful mother and still visits the Safina home. She is the subject of Safina's latest book,

The writer Carl Safina and his wife Patricia rescued and rehabilitated Alfie, an eastern screech owl, during the pandemic. After her near-death experience, Alfie went on to become a successful mother and still visits the Safina home. She is the subject of Safina's latest book, "Alfie and Me: What Owls Know, What Humans Believe." CARL SAFINA

Alfie dozing in the safety of the ivy tower. CARL SAFINA

Alfie dozing in the safety of the ivy tower. CARL SAFINA

Alfie in her box watching Patricia. CARL SAFINA

Alfie in her box watching Patricia. CARL SAFINA

Carl Safina  PATRICIA M. PALADINES

Carl Safina PATRICIA M. PALADINES

authorCailin Riley on Oct 31, 2023
“One can travel the world and go nowhere. One can be stuck keeping the faith at home and discover a new world.” It’s a paradox that the author and naturalist... more

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