Nesting Owls




Last Friday, I spent the morning photographing an active Great Horned Owl nest. If you caught my images last year, this is the same nest as I photographed last spring. The only exception is that this year, there are two owlets instead of one! Twice as much fun for me! Here are a few of […]

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Not an Empty Nest!




While staying in St. Petersburg (Florida) for a few days with our wonderful friends Tom and Lindsay, they drove us to a wonderful nest site of a Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus), that was located in one of the nation’s top birding locations … Fort DeSoto park. This owl has only one eye and nests […]

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Another Lake-Loving Owl




As I mentioned in yesterday’s post of the Great-Horned Owl that I found while kayaking (If you missed that post, click here to see it), I saw a young Barred Owl (Strix varia) sitting in a tree, beyond the Great Horned Owl as I photographed. So, after the horned owl left, I paddled the kayak […]

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Kayaking for Owls




Not really, but the other day I was kayaking a lake at a local Missouri Conservation Area. My objective was to check on some beavers that had been displaced from their long-standing lodge, due to our area’s extreme drought conditions that have dried up the waters where the beavers had lived for many years. This […]

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Deer Mountain Tribal Hatchery & Eagle Center




On Day 3 of our stay in Ketchikan, Alaska, as soon as we finished viewing/photographing at the Totem Heritage Center, we crossed the small bridge over Ketchikan Creek and walked another 50 yards to the Deer Mountain Tribal Hatchery & Eagle Center. This local Indian community’s hatchery raises and releases more than 300,000 salmon every […]

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