The Govt is much smarter than mother nature.

A large owl from the eastern United States may pay for its intrusion into the West Coast if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has its way.

The service is considering an experiment in which it would kill or transfer some barred owls – sometimes referred to as the hoot owl, thanks to its call – as part of a plan to preserve the smaller northern spotted owl, the agency said in a report this week.

via Feds consider killing barred owls to save another type – This Just In – CNN.com Blogs.