Lance Benner and his girlfriend, Kathi Ellsworth, search for owls high in the San Gabriel Mountains. Owls are the glamour-pusses of the bird-watching world. Some swivel their heads 270 degrees, "Exorcist"-style. Their eyes lap up light; their flight is silent. Read Gale Holland's column
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Lance Benner looks into the night sky in the Angeles National Forest in search of owls.