Breakfast in Bed (with Heated Down Comforter)!

The owlet has a big biteMom carefully feeds an owletMom’s carefully passing pieces of food to one of the Owlets, who promptly drops it. She picks it up and offers it again and finally the owlet swallows it.






Note there’s plenty of prey in the nest, but it’s been going fast. Mom needs plenty of food to keep the owlets warm, and they are growing fast and need that fuel!







Two Owlets Being Fed





Snuggled next to Mom’s brood patch, they’ve got their own heated down comforter to keep them toasty…