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Barred Owls on Hornby Island

This November we are featuring the beautiful barred owl perched in our raptor exhibit. This barred owl was added to the collection in 1998. It was found by John Fletcher on his Hornby farm, “The Apple Orchard”. 165 more words


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Baby Barred Owl
~It was eager to fledge and continue to flap its wings constantly. However, the mommy owl returned shortly with a piece of prey and swallowed it in front of the baby owl. 59 more words


Avian Nursery Rhyme

My Little Raptor

Two brown raptors
Perched on a tree
Looking for a mouse
Quiet as can be
One flew away
The other went to sleep… 14 more words


Barred Owl

We were pleasantly startled to find this Barred Owl perched on our bridge this week. We have heard one on the property before, but this is the first good look we have had. 66 more words

Species Profile

The J.E. Apple Tree

Most of you that will be reading this will remember back about 15 years ago, when the primary apple tree at J.E. was on its last legs. 846 more words


Creature Comfort

NaNoWriMo has begun and I’m already behind in my word count. But sunshine beckoned and I made a tour of the lake after lunch. Not only is this a good time of year to find typewriters, but it’s shaping up to also be excellent for sighting birds and animals. 148 more words


Owling Challenge Last and This Years

Last years Owling Challenge between my wife and me ended in a tie, it was 3 to 3 going into mid winter, then the snows just kept going and it wasn’t really possible to walk with a 3 foot plus snow pack for the rest of the winter. 134 more words

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