Long Cold Day

The owlets went from dawn to dusk without any food and complained about it by wheezing almost continuously.  June is shown here, just before going after a squirrel that was scampering up a nearby tree. She missed it and had to go back into the nest to calm the owlets who had worked themselves into a frenzy by the time she returned. Ward's luck was no better as the crows could be heard harassing him for most of the day. He is, however, having a much better night and made four deliveries before 11pm. Each  was greeted by squeals from June and wild wheezing from the owlets. June has not left the nest since the first delivery and has been feeding the owlets almost continuously.

The owlets are now old enough so that going through the day without a feeding will not harm them if they are able to catch up at night.

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