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

Monday, October 15, 2012

Sydney is OK

UPDATE: 4:40pm
Bleeding of her wound has cont. off and on and may be due to the the wall scratching she has been doing knocking off the clotting. 
Kanga is fully aware of the situation and has been accessing the situation. 
we hope to keep all viewers informed as we gather any more information. 
Lets all keep good thoughts for our Sydney.  

Early this morning many viewers were alarmed when they saw blood from Sydneys leg.

What happened to her leg??
Cause Unknown and really as to which legs is injured but she appears to be alright and not in any pain.

Blood pooling around foot

schmutz from wound in beak

Sydney cleaning her wound