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

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Adventures With Syd & the Fab Four

Moderator moobird sings her song - "Soft Owlie, Warm Owlie, Little Tiny feet, Sleepy Owlie, Hungry Owlie, Deet Deet Deet!!!"
coloradosongbird: Maggie is laying on her side - so sweet

  Maggie and Boomer receive large chunks of meat and fur during Wed afternoons feeding.
Alice and baby Roo got their share of meat.

lilbirdz: Was that Alice or Roo in the front at the end?
1:21 moobird: roo's up front and center.
lilbirdz: Yay, Roo!
OhioCheryle: you go  Roo!

          With full bellies, faceplants and food comas soon followed