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February 27, 2015

Mom Away for Longer Periods

We have noticed that Mom has now started spending longer periods of time away from the nest. This is normal behavior that we have been expecting. Mom will most likely start contributing towards the hunting effort which has mainly been down to Dad until this point. The young will eat more as they get bigger so therefore the larder must remain fully stocked. Thanks again to Bird Cams viewer hikerbikergram for the great video, expertly edited! 

February 26, 2015

Kala'i Receives Another Feeding

We believe Malumalu departed nest 1 and Niau around 7PM the previous night, but it looks like Ala may have stuck around over night, feeding nestling Kala'i at nest 2 in the early morning, just before sunrise. 

February 25, 2015

Great Horned Owl Nestlings Are 3 Weeks Old

At 19 and 22 days old the Savannah Great Horned Owlets are getting pretty big. They are now starting to try and focus on objects bobbing their heads up and down and side to side with exaggerated movements. They are also becoming more curious. 

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