SNN (ScrollingNetworkNews) ✿ ✿ Our Mel and Sydney returned to their nesting box with plenty of bonding occurring..but after 2.5 months of Sydney in the box from Dec 2013 to mid Feb 2014, the lack of prey gifts from Mel ( perhaps due to the severe and historic drought underway in California)and they have forgone the nesting process this year as many other raptors ✿ Compared to other owls of similar size, the Barn Owl has a much higher metabolic rate, requiring relatively more food. Pound for pound, Barn Owls consume more rodents – often regarded as pests by humans – than possibly any other creature. ✿ We remind viewers that sometimes owlets may not survive - the parents will dispose of things in "The Owl Way" -viewer discretion is advised, this is nature and the "Owl way". ✿ ~ ✿ “Animals, like us, are living souls. They are not things. They are not objects. Neither are they human. Yet they mourn. They love. They dance. They suffer. They know the peaks and chasms of being.” ― Gary Kowalski, The Souls of Animals ✿ Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius." ~ E.O. Wilson

Friday, September 23, 2011

And the winner is ...

Congratulations to pjm39 on her caption win.
Thanks to all of you who sent in entries, it was allot of fun reading them all, I had some fun silly giggles.

2nd place goes to MollyLoverForever on her caption-
"C'mon, 'Enry, we can't let a coupla barn owls beat us out fer best couple.  What would young Albert here think if that happn'd?".

3rd place goes to stevienash  her entry reads-
Speech bubble on left: Now, when you find Mel, remind him that Syd likes to nuzzle like this.
Speech bubble on right: NO! NO! NONONO! Mel needs to feed her a fresh rabbit first!" 

Special mention to OhwhyCanti on her last min entry by one minute past the deadline.

First squirrel whispers "Have you heard Mel and Syd are coming home?" 
Middle squirrel replies " oh no what are we going to do?"
Third squirrel say's " I'm outa here! "

Owlsome FridayNight trivia at 8:30pm OBT