Barred Owl Owlet Learning to Eat

Barred Owl Owlet Eating Lesson

It turns out that the Barred Owls I’ve been watching have a chick. The first time I spotted him he was getting a feeding lesson from one of his parents. The adult demonstrated then passed the item, which I could not identify, to the owlet.

Barred Owl Owlet Learning to Eat
Barred Owl Owlet Learning to Eat

They were very high off the ground and many branches prevented a good view. These owls are very accustomed to people passing by. With hundreds of acres available to nest they chose a spot near a popular walking path through Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

Barred Owl Owlet Learning to Eat
Barred Owl Owlet Learning to Eat

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