Spotted Owl (IMAGE) Ecological Society of America Caption A northern spotted owl peers down from an old-growth forest in the Pacific Northwest. Credit Photo courtesy of Charles Yackulic/US Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station Usage Restrictions Photo courtesy of Charles Yackulic/U.S. Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.