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Fledgling Period

From the Owl Research Institute: You may have heard us use the term fledgling to describe these owl chicks. So, what exactly does fledging mean? Generally speaking, the fledging period is the period of time between hatching and flight. While the fledgling chick is vulnerable to predators and weather conditions they are likely less vulnerable outside the

My What Long Ears You Have!

Our Long-eared Owl mom is vigilant to nest duties. Her long ears, so visible in this great snapshot from Samantha Eye, are perked and listening out! Below is an update from Jess at the Owl Research Institute on this year’s nest: I want to fill you in on a few details about this nest. This