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Wednesday, 4-16-08 - North Woods Eastern Screech-Owls

It was an interesting night.  The male was already out sitting on a branch near the nest cavity when I arrived.  The female came out early and rested on a branch ten feet from the cavity in very bright light.

There was movement about the site by both owls and both whinny and hoot-hoot sounds were made.

The owls continued the active trips back to the nest.  It's unclear if this is feeding or behavior to encourage fledging.  The dull nights are over!

I can't tell how many kids there are.  I've included lots of pictures, just in case someone thinks they can tell some of the nestlings apart.

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