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September 26, 2014

Pair Bonding

The Barn Owl parents are now visiting the box nightly, and appear to continue to bond. Allo-preening, staring at each other, bill fencing and snoring and chirruping is all part of the bonding process. Could they be planning on roosting together over the winter and raising another brood together next year? Only time will tell. 

September 25, 2014

Last Sighting of Stan

We believe this to be the last possible sighting of Stan. Viewers noticed movement in a tree in the distance. Local viewers that visit the nest have mentioned that the tree has been spotted as a common location for Stan to perch. Thanks to Uta Grose for the video. 

September 23, 2014

An Update on E3

We're happy to update you that in the three months since #E3's injury in June, he has continued to heal steadily under the expert care of veterinarians and staff at the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center, and he has spent the last few weeks in rehabilitation with the Cornell Raptor Program, directed by Dr. John Parks. Click "More" for the full report...  

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