Your Northern Saw-whet Owl Adoption documents come in a presentation folder and include the following: 


  • A personalized Certificate of Northern Saw-whet Owl Sponsorship
  • An 3 x 5 color photograph by Montana photographer Kurt Lindsay
  • A Northern Saw-whet Owl fact sheet
  • Copy of ORI's most recent newsletter
  • 2 Owl Research Institute stickers
  • An acknowledgment letter and thank you
  • Optional gift message to recipient

Banded Northern Saw-whet Adoption- arrives in a presentation folder!


    • In most cases, adoption emails or packets are sent as soon as your order is received. Because we maintain a busy field schedule, however, and are not always in the office - please allow up to 48 hours for processing.
    • If you include a gift message, it will be printed on a gift card and included with the package
    • Packages are shipped via US Postal Service
  • Enter promo code FREESHIP at checkout to receive free shipping for your adoption packet.



We welcome all media inquiries. If you are a credentialed member of the media and wish to set up an interview or request further information, please e-mail



We are so grateful to the photographers who capture owls, and our work, in the most amazing ways. They generously share their work with us, and you. Check out the works of some of the photographers whose work is featured on our site! They are incredible talented artists who are committed to wildlife conservation.

Thank you to:

Kurt Lindsay:

Daniel J Cox:

Radd Icenoggle:

Melissa Groo:

Ly Dang:

Tom Murphy:

Deborah Hanson



The ORI is a non-profit, 501(c) 3, tax-exempt organization. We are funded by individual and non-profit  group donations, grants from foundations and corporations, and occasionally agency contracts.

We accept donations of real property. Please consider us in your estate planning.

Donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. Our federal tax identification number is 81-0453479.





Charlo, MT 59824


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