Saturday, April 23, 2011
Two Baby Owls!
Today the Geek, Kaefer and I went to the lake to check on the Great Horned Owls (you can read more about them here and here). Both the Geek and Kaefer hadn't seen them before, and I'm glad that they could experience this. This time I also brought my tripod - and today, BOTH baby owls peeked over the edge of the nest. They seem to grow daily, they're big, white and fluffy. They seem to eat well - there was an owl pellet under the tree that contained some crow's feet. Yummy.
It's funny, as soon as you're standing there with binoculars and long lenses on tripods people stop and ask what you're watching. We were happy to tell them, to help them find Mama Owl and Papa Owl high up in the eucalyptus trees. You start to talk and quickly you have a crowd of people around you, all happy to witness nature's beauty. I love it when people come together this way.