We were pleased this spring to see Mama Hoo had laid two eggs in the same barrel nest in our quonset. We set up the cameras and enjoyed watching this pair. Some of this year’s highlights include a drop-in visit from a sparrow, Mama Hoo uses careful balance returning to the nest, Papa Hoo brings a meal, dream-hooting, and of course, an uninvited guest stays … Continue reading HooCam S6 In an Eggshell
We have checked them a few times and Mama Hoo is never far away. I think she is calling them to the trees, but they are still unable to fly. Soon, my pretties… Continue reading HooCam S4 E5 Empty Nest
In the following video, we have collected some clips over the past couple of weeks of the owl family nesting in one of our buildings. We thought we should share them with you. If you can identify the foot she ingests at about 27:00, please let us know. Continue reading HooCam S4 E4 Half an Hour in HooVille
With great hope, we have been watching the parents care for these two great horned owl eggs which we think is their 3rd attempt at a nest this year. Papa Hoo has been bringing food to Mama Hoo faithfully while she incubates the eggs. Yesterday evening Shawn noticed that there was what appeared to be a hole or two in the right side egg. Continue reading 2021 HooCam S4 E2 Hatch Egg 1
Our owls behaved themselves and got their shiny new bracelets last week. Continue reading HooCam [Season 2, Episode 5] Owl Banding
This week, our owl babies are growing fast. Mama Hoo comes by often with food. Then the second week, one goes missing from the nest. We found it on the floor of the quonset and Richard dressed up in winter parka and gloves to put it back in the nest. All is well. Continue reading HooCam [Season 2 Episode 4] Youth
Our Great Horned Owl eggs have hatched! We caught some of the action on webcams. Check out the video. Continue reading HooCam [Season 2, Episode 2] Owl Babies
We had a pair of great horned owls nest in our quonset last spring. They successfully raised two young ones and we were enthralled to watch their progress via webcam. We were ecstatic to learn they have returned this year! Continue reading HooCam [Season 2, Episode 1] They’re Baaack!