Author tells story of owl rescue

CARLSBAD — Stacey O’Brien, author of “Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of An Owl and His Girl,” will give a talk and sign her book at Carlsbad City Library at 11 a.m. Nov. 1. O’Brien will be joined by a barn owl from Sky Hunters.
The event will take place in the library’s Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium, at 1775 Dove Lane. O’Brien’s book will be for sale and signing. For more information, call (760) 602-2012 or visit
“Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl” begins when a young, compassionate biologist adopts a baby bird and unknowingly embarks on a relationship that lasts nearly two decades.
O’Brien is trained as a biologist specializing in wild animal behavior. She graduated from Occidental College with a BS in biology and continued her education at Caltech, where she was involved with owl research. O’Brien now works as a wildlife rescuer and rehabilitation expert with a variety of local animals, including the endangered brown pelican, sea birds, raccoons, possums, and songbirds.


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