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, May 25, 2012

Adventures & NiteTime Antics

Boomer is in the box again today and will soon be fledged.. don't miss saying your good byes to her.

Boomer was delivered a mouse @ 9:06p and Syd tried to get her to follow and then took the treat off with her!
At 9:09p Sydney brought it back and let Boomer have it that time.
A McBite was delivered at 10:30p.
Maggie did not show up for the second night and is believed to have fledged. (sniff)
We all wish him a long and well deserved life as a wild barn owl flying free!!