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Random Owl Nests and News

Post by gemini » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:01 am

This is a place to post any general information about owls, or to let us know if you've found a new cam or a local nest you're observing and would like a thread set up.
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Post by SueD » Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:33 am

Snowy owl I saw feeding (or getting a drink?) at Baccaro Point, Nova Scotia (March 27, 2018):
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Post by SueD » Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:33 am

Here's a cropped and color-enhanced photo of the same snowy owl, just a different photo in the series. I discovered I can't use GIMP (https://www.gimp.org/), my usual photo-enhancement software, to reduce the file size of my photos and then post them here (though, oddly enough, I can use GIMP to post my screenshots). But if I use Microsoft Photo or Paint, this site accepts my photos. A real head-scratcher, for sure!
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Post by SueD » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:00 pm

Snowy owl on a snowy afternoon at Baccaro Point, Nova Scotia (April 2, 2018):
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Post by SueD » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:08 pm

Barred owlet spotted during the Sept. 21 safariLIVE morning bush walk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zwhgjdt_W0w):
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Post by Philjo56France » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:04 am

I don't know if you heard about the Pot Plant Owl Family from South Africa , Johannesburg. (Merci Pascale to let me know..)

All the family 2 adults, 2 owlets were confronted with "Trichomonas" after they ate an infected dove.

Doves and pidgeons are killing the urban owls
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4 janv. 2019
Tragically, this in one of the last videos of the 'Adopted' chicks. Taken on 30 Dec. They are feeding on a Laughing Dove that has been brought to them by Lady, the female. The dove was infected with a deadly disease. One of the chicks succumbed on 3 Jan, the other is currently fighting for its life at a specialist Avian Vet. Lady has not been seen for 5 days
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Jan 3rd, the two owlets were at the veterinary to be treated against trich.
Jan 4th the first one died
Jan 6th the second chicks died (Dad was seen in a tree with already a closed eye. so infected too.)
They are trying to capture at least Pappa but not done yet and no signs yet of Lady
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https://www.facebook.com/potplantowl/

Just an image from 2018 Dec 21st, Lady and her two adopted owlets. It was still the " Happy Days ".
Thanks to https://www.facebook.com/potplantowl/
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Post by Philjo56France » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:13 am

E9holic. +2 years old
One day in the wild is worth a lifetime in a cage. B.Shofstall
RIP 2017-2018

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Post by Philjo56France » Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:58 am

E9holic. +2 years old
One day in the wild is worth a lifetime in a cage. B.Shofstall
RIP 2017-2018

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Re: Random Owl Nests and News

Post by sassyk » Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:49 am

Hi Philjo56France

Thanks for posting this information here. I have been following the Pot Plant Owls for a few years. However, I haven't posted any s'caps this season due to the time difference. It was a heart warming story with a tragic ending :cry1:

One of our long-time members (MaryF) had created a dedicated thread on the old forum but it doesn't seems to be accessible right now. The thread was created on this new forum but I didn't have the permissions to post on it. I could have requested permission but I am kept busy with so many other threads on the forum. I hope Pappa survives and finds a new mate. My heart goes out to Tracy and Allan; they are devasted :cry1:

Here are a few s'caps of Lady and the owlets, taken Dec. 16th.
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