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September 13, 2014

More Surprises from our Texas Barn Owls

At 9:52 P.M. September 12 we saw the return of the adult female, shortly followed by the male. The female was vocalizing loudly and proceeded to lie down as the male entered the nest box. The male then attempted to mount the female, but she refused him and instead continued to bill fence with him and vocalize loudly. The male then departed after a few minutes leaving the female. She then stayed in the nest box for around 2 hours. In the early hours of the morning, September 13, we saw the female return to inspect the box at 5:39 A.M. and again at 5:58 A.M. What do you think, could we see a second brood this late in the year? Only time will tell. 

September 13, 2014

Just Stan and One Juvenile Remain

Stan continues to deliver fish to the remaining juvenile. Could they leave for migration this weekend? We can only wait and see. 

September 12, 2014

Albatross Cam Timeline 2014

Did you enjoy the Albatross Cam this year? Are you missing the beautiful family and the many visitors Laysan Albatross chick Kaloakulua received daily? You can relive the highs and the lows of the 2014 breeding season with the Albatross Cam Timeline (it may take a moment to load thumbnails, that's normal!) http://bit.ly/AlbatrossCam2014_Timeline Many thanks to viewers for your amazing @albatorsscam Tweets and screen captures posted to our Bird Cams Flickr Group https://www.flickr.com/groups/cornellbirdcams/pool. Some of you may be featured in the timeline! We would also like to thank the Kauai Albatross Network http://www.albatrosskauai.org/wp/, our amazing volunteers and everyone else who played their part in caring for the albatrosses and helping to make this cam possible. 

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