Snowy white owls rescued from Logan Airport are finding temporary refuge on the quiet sands of Duxbury Beach.
Norman Smith, director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Blue Hills Trailside Museum in Milton, said he has released 32 of the owls in Duxbury so far this winter.
“They hopefully will continue their journey south,’’ he said.
Smith said he captures the birds at Logan Airport for the safety of the birds and those at the airport — “since birds and airports don’t mix,” he says — and releases them in Duxbury in the earlier part of the winter when the birds are journeying south.
He said the protective barrier beach provides a welcoming place for them to rest and perhaps spend some time. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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