07/09/18 Barred Owl Family (Acadia)

Posted: August 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

Sometimes cool stuff happens in nature. This owlet decided to drop down on the boards directly in front of me. It surprised the heck out of me. The owlet jumped in the grass after something, but missed. Then it jumped back up on the boards and stayed there for a short time. I had a brief conversation with it, and then had to move back in order to photograph it with my long lens. A few minutes later this little guy grabbed a mouse. I was glad to see they were hunting on their own already.

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“Any mice in that camera bag”

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Successful hunt.

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Adult preparing for the hunt.

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Comments
  1. So special to see one no less take your awesome photos. Thanks for sharing Ray!

  2. How adorable, Ray! How wise — and forget trite — there is no other word. Mature beyond its years/months/weeks. Great that it knows how to deal with mice already. So glad you knew how to find these nature havens for Sharon and for you, in two major settings. And thankful for sharing… blessings c

  3. Susan Matulewicz says:

    I just LOVE that third photo. Maybe he can become your assistant!

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