Tag Archives: Owls

March 1st: DE and DNN mega-reel, owls, and the egg cup.

March 1, 2019: DM2 at N2B!

We have a Decorah Eagles/Decorah North Eagles mega-reel for everyone today, including owl intrusions, close-ups of eagles and eggs, nestorations, and shift changes! I loved all of these videos, but especially DM2’s beaksicle, Mr. North’s sticky gift, and glimpses of the eggs. I can’t say that I liked the owl at the North nest, but I was very impressed by the full frontal response from both eagles! Before we break out the popcorn and beverages, we wanted to talk about

Owls (Strigiformes)

This post was originally published on January 31, 2013. We’ve seen or heard these three owls at our Decorah or Decorah North nests. GHO have also been seen at Great Spirit Bluff. Owls are a large and diverse group of mainly nocturnal birds. Over 200 species are distributed among 27 genera worldwide, ranging in size from the tiny Elf Owl (weighing as little as 31 grams or one ounce) to the massive Blakiston’s Fish Owl (weighing as much as 4.5

January 11th Friday Nestflix!

1/10/19: Barred Owl at the Decorah North Nest

TGIF and Happy Fri-yay! We have Nestflix from Decorah, Decorah North, and the Mississippi Flyway. I loved all of these videos, but don’t miss the barred owl visitor and giant stick at Decorah North (the stick was big enough that it took planning to get to the nest), coyotes on ice, or Mom’s very fresh two for one fish special in Decorah! I love seeing life in and beyond our nests and on the Mississippi. Who would’ve guessed that we’d

Owls Again!

Great Horned Owls at N2B

January 16, 2016: https://youtu.be/GY2V98GU3V4 January 18, 2016: http://bit.ly/1WsoEVW Owls again? Great horned owls have been seen in and heard near N2B. This time of the year, many of them are pairing off and choosing nest sites. Just like last year, we are seeing clear signs of nest shopping – the owl in the nest hoots to make its presence known, seems to call back and forth with an owl in the darkness, and scrapes and rolls in N2B. I think