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, March 9, 2012

Cuteness Overload !

Sydney grabs her treat to feed Maggie

                                          Privacy curtain goes up

Dinner is over for Maggie and Syd takes a much deserved rest from her motherly duties

UFO shows up while Sydney inside hisses and later goes out to chase the now off camera UFO

UFO on roof

While Sydney is out on her chase off, Mel shows up with a PPG for Maggie 
Mel is thinking about all the hunting he will have to do now with a expanding family. 

Sydney gets a second PPG (Plump Pocket Gopher) from Mel and Maggie gets more dinner.

Hatch watch two (2) is now on ..
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