Mar 262014
 
Great Horned Owl - Transmission Tower Nest

A reader clued me in on this fantastic Great Horned Owl sighting. What we have here is a pair of four to five week old owlets waiting patiently in the nest while their parents are out hunting. This is a first for me, I have never seen Great Horned Owls nesting on a transmission tower

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Jan 272014
 
Journal - Late Afternoon

Dateline – October 15, 2013 When I go out looking for wildlife to photograph I generally prefer to start my hikes at the crack of dawn. Morning is one of the two times each day when wildlife is likely to be most active, and of the two it is probably the best. With a full

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Apr 082013
 
Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests The End

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 9 Well, I finally got the good weather I had been hoping would coincide with a trip out to photograph the VCDB owl nests. The temperatures were warm, the sky was

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Apr 022013
 
Great Horned Owl - VCDB Nests Update 9

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 8 These pictures come to us from Brent Franklin. Brent has also been keeping an eye on the VCDB Great Horned Owl nest this spring, and has been taken some nice

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Apr 012013
 
Great Horned Owl - VCDB Nests Update 8

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 7 The Great Horn Owlets in both the north nest and the south nest were unattended by adults when we arrived today. One parent or the other could be heard at

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Mar 252013
 
Great Horned Owl - VCDB Nests Update 7

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 6 One day there will be good weather and sunshine when I visit the Great Horned Owl nests at the Village Creek Drying Beds. But, today was not the day. Rains

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Mar 182013
 
Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 6

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 5 At the north location the two Great Horned Owl juveniles were keeping watch over the now empty dish of their nest. The owlets are becoming assertive, and have now moved

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Mar 112013
 
Great Horned Owl - VCDB Nests Update 5

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 4 Other than a brief Turkey Vulture flyby, there was no much going on at the south Great Horned Owl nest today. The story was significantly different at the north nest.

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Mar 042013
 
Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 4

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 3 Activity at the south Great Horned Owl nest this weekend included the female owl keeping a close watch on the approach and landing of a Great Blue Heron. Shortly after

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Feb 262013
 
Great Horned Owl - VCDB Nests Update 3

NOTE: This observation is a continuation of a previous post. The earlier article can be found here: Great Horned Owl – VCDB Nests Update 2 This wonderful video was recorded at the north Great Horned Owl nest at the Village Creek Drying beds in Arlington, Texas. It is a montage of recordings made from February

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