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ASK OTUS Otus Rufous, an Eastern Screech-Owl, was born on Siesta Key and is a full-time resident there. An avid hunter, accomplished vocalist and genuine night owl, Otus is a keen observer of our local wildlife and knows many of nature���s secrets. Otus will answer your questions about our amazing wildlife, but only if you Ask Otus. So please send your questions and photos to Thank you. A BIG PART OF THE SATISFACTION WITH ANY CATCH REMAINS THE THRILL OF THE HUNT Dear Otus, I am submitting a photo of a fish? Permit or Dear Rick, Pompano? I love guessing games! I guess, ���Permit.��� Oops. I lose (again)! Thanks. Rick Wulterkens I sent your photo to Amy Benson, an eminent Siesta Key ichthyologist with the U.S. Geological Survey A Florida Pompano. Photo courtesy of Rick Wulterkens

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