Some really fantastic photos here and a lovely story too.

Musings on Nature & Items of Interest

A report of a Great Horned Owl nest in Golden Gate Park prompted three visits over the past 6 weeks.  My first visit on Feb 5, 2012 found two chicks and the mother in a very large pine tree. As always, click on the image to enlarge it.

Great Horned Owls nest in Golden Gate Park

Those days’  see the diary page 2-5-2012 at raptor-gallery dot com

Then on Feb 19, I returned and found the chicks grown quite a bit…

Great Horned Owls - Golden Gate Park

For the complete series see the diary page 2-19-2012 at raptor-gallery dot com

And then on March 10, I came back to find both chicks had fledged, I found them with one of the adults in another tree some 50 yards away.

GG Park, GB Herons, Song Sparrow, GH Owls fledged

a better view of one of them…

GG Park, GB Herons, Song Sparrow, GH Owls fledged

Here it is cleaning its beak on a tree branch…

GG Park, GB Herons, Song Sparrow, GH Owls fledged

The two fledglings together…

GG Park, GB Herons, Song Sparrow, GH Owls fledged

Not too far away in the park, the Great Blue Herons are nesting at…

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About Sarah Rows Solo

British YouTuber and Founder of Environmental and STEM education charity Oceans Project, preparing for a solo row around the coast of Great Britain.
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