Fun Friday: Please, Not So Loud!




Today’s Fun Friday post comes from a rural Cass County (Missouri) Great Horned Owl nest that I am following. This nest has a pair of chicks that are growing by leaps and bounds. When I captured this image, it appears that the one chick is yelling into the other’s ear. But in reality, he was […]

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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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GH Owl Chick Update




After my wildflower workshop this past Saturday morning, I ran over and checked on the little Great Horned Owl chick that I featured a short while back. I’m trying to get over to the nest about every 7-10 days so that I can capture a photo history of the single chick in the nest. When […]

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Fun Friday: Furball




Two days ago, I was able to get over to my friends Pete and Ginny’s house for some “fun fotography”. The day before, Ginny had contacted me about a new addition in their rural acreage … an active Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) with a just-hatched chick. So, the next day I headed over with […]

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Nesting Great Horned Owls




This morning I found some nesting Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) images from early spring 2009 that I don’t believe I’ve shared. These images were made in a city park in Lee’s Summit, Missouri: It was a rather cold, windy day (you can see the adult’s “horns”, which are only tufts of feathers, leaning to […]

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Wonderful News!




With the Dallas “Paw Prints” art festival midway through this Mother’s Day weekend event, I’m posting a news item, along with some photos from a previous post. I hope to be back on “real time” real soon! Last weekend, I participated in the “ArtsFest on Walnut Street” art festival in Springfield, Missouri. I met a […]

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“Who Cooks For You?”




Back to more wildflowers soon. But today’s post greeted me as I awoke yesterday morning. Walking outside to put up the bird feeders (we have to keep them down at night or the raccoons hang from them, grabbing seed and demolishing them), when I looked up and saw a Barred Owl (Strix varia) fly by, […]

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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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Barney & Friends – An Update




A couple of years ago, I was alerted to a nesting pair of Barn Owls, not far from where I live. Being a rarity, I set up a time where I could visit the farm and photograph these endangered birds. Since this post originally published, I have fabricated a nesting box for the owls and […]

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Fuzzball




A couple of years ago, a newly-fledged Barred Owl was seen in the rural neighborhood where I live. Here is the post I published with the fuzzy little guy. Sunday afternoon as I was returning home from a photo shoot of some woodland wildflowers, one of my neighbors stopped me on the road, just before […]

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