Tag Archives: baby owl

Road trip to Central Florida

A lone female painted bunting was eating at the feeder near the pond. A catbird on St. Frances’s head. Your basic mockingbird shot. There must have been a robin convention going on. They were everywhere at the park. Really cool … Continue reading

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Be still my heart

I had heard that the barred owl couple had two babies that were doing well. I finally made it over to Lettuce Lake in late April. I was thinking it was going to be close to impossible to find them. … Continue reading

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A beautiful view from the nest.

Napping on the nest. The great horned owl mom and baby were not very active the morning I stopped by. There’s a younger baby behind the mom but I only saw a tiny bit of fuzz pop up. The osprey … Continue reading

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Last goodbye to the baby owls

The youngest baby owl was high up in a tree. He didn’t get there by flying. He was hopping and flapping from branch to branch. He was watching mom who was close by in another tree. Mom was trying to … Continue reading

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Watching a baby barred owl

My first encounter with a baby barred owl. Although he’s almost grown up, he still has a little fuzz. This bird just stole my heart. I had been at Lettuce Lake park for almost two hours and was walking back … Continue reading

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Baby great horned owl at Fort Desoto Park

My first sight of the baby owl. Sitting in front of mom with his mouth wide open. He only popped up for a moment then tucked back down again under mom. I have to say, the morning I was there, … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to grown up baby owls

I found one of the baby owls high up in the tree scratching an itch. The older sibling was even higher up sleeping. I found him through an opening in the branches. Wood duck floating down the river by the … Continue reading

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Great horned owl family #2

Mom sleeping wedge into the tree. I stood there with several other people for about a half hour.                 Finally, she starts to move around and we see a white speck! Mom and baby are trying to stretch and move … Continue reading

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Baby owl update

The oldest sibling is now sitting up on a branch that looks over the trail. As you walk down the trail, you can’t help but see this owl watching you walk by (although most joggers aren’t paying attention). From the … Continue reading

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More of the baby owls

“Moooom, I’m hungry.” “Maybe she can’t see us behind all this moss.” A week later,  I paid another visit to the baby owls. I think they are 3-4 weeks old at this point. Now they are big enough that Mom … Continue reading

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