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Eco-photos of the week: June 5-11

June 10, 2011, 8:37 a.m.
A Palestinian researcher rings an owl bird in the Jordan valley of the northern West Bank on June 5.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Ringing owls

A Palestinian researcher rings an owl in the Jordan valley of the northern West Bank on June 5.

The Palestinian Wildlife Society recently installed 250 nesting boxes for barn owls as part of a western-funded project aimed at nurturing the resettlement of the owls in the Jordan valley.