07/28/15 Barred Owls in Acadia

Posted: August 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

Last year on a hike on the Jesup Trail, we spotted a barred owl. Of course, at that time I had no telephoto lens with me. This year we decided to take a look again. Well, no owl on the Jesup, but on the way back on the Hemlock Trail, we got lucky. One of the owlets was sitting on a branch directly over the trail. The little guy didn’t seem to mind. After some time it actually flew down just to our side. A few days later we went back to try again. This time we found “mommy”. I walked right past, but Sharon spotted her. They blend in with the trees so well. The Park Ranger said there were four owlets, we only saw the one. It was 2-3 months old.

1 1-DSC_8116a7N600

Mommy

2 1-DSC_7530a1c3NV5600

The owlet sitting directly over the path.

3 5n-DSC_7534a7xN600

4 3z-DSC_7544a1cxN600

5x-5-DSC_8163a5N600

They blend in so well.

6 3-DSC_8273a3xN600

7 7-DSC_8059a3Nxyz700

Advertisements
Comments
  1. sacred a hushed thank you, Ray c

  2. Joe Gliozzo says:

    Awesome. Of course I’m jealous that I missed this!

  3. Glenn Rome says:

    Amazing photos, Ray!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s