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Friday, March 30th

As it got dark, the female adult, followed by the fledgling, appeared on the trees east of a Grotto.  While there, the female adult sang one soft song.  It was the trill song, the one we used to hear the West Drive screech female singing after her mate disappeared.

The female and fledgling headed west along the edge of the Pool and then few across the water, landing in a tree at the east end of the Pool.  Then the female alone flew into a bare tree just to the north.

A few seconds later,  we heard two trill songs, one from the female and a response from the male somewhere nearby.  Suddenly the male appeared right above the female.  And there, silhouetted by an almost full moon, we saw an amazing sight--Owl sex.

Then all three flew across the drive, and into the darkness of the night.

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