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  • Eelpoutguy
    Farmington, Outing
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    Saw him fly in yesterday at sunset.

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    SE MN
    Posts: 3262

    owls are so cool to me probably because you just rarely see em. sure been hearing them a bunch when i let the dogs out each night lately.

    Posts: 3310

    always awesome to see a owl in the wild

    Posts: 1282

    Owls are so cool.
    They are the only bird that can’t move their eyes.

    Posts: 6508

    Totally thought this was a surprise by Belle..owls are cool little creatures.

    Southeast MN
    Posts: 2704

    At one of the deeper woods spots I sat during bow season I heard a few calling to each other multiple times. In the still quiet of the woods it was loud as hell.

    The pictures (one normal and the other is the same just magnified) are from a different area of one that flew in at dusk. I was in a stand on a slope so it was almost eye level with me.

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    Ralph Wiggum
    Maple Grove, MN
    Posts: 11393

    In the still quiet of the woods it was loud as hell.

    We usually have quite a few barred owls in our suburban neighborhood. I love having them around, but they are loud, and at 3 a.m. with the windows open, they are annoying. rotflol Anytime I’m not sleeping, I love listening to them, though.

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    This time of year I think they are calling for mating. Owl are good to have around to help with the rodent population.

    Farmington, Outing
    Posts: 8090

    Having silent flight they are a rodent eating machine

    Ralph Wiggum
    Maple Grove, MN
    Posts: 11393

    It’s kinda creepy how silent they are in flight.

    I woke up in the middle of the night a few years ago and saw one sitting on a shepherd’s hook holding a bird feeder. It was snatching mice that came out to eat the fallen seed.

    Pat K
    Empire, MN
    Posts: 477

    When we had a hobby farm a pair of owls would appear every other year and stay for about a month. When they left there wasn’t a squirrel or bunny on the place.

    cold spring mn
    Posts: 7292

    i never see them in town where i live, but up at the cabin we have them come around occasionally. kinda eere and cool at the same time.

    i have a little sheltie, the minute i hear one……she gets sent to the cabin!!!! whistling

    Woodbury, Mn
    Posts: 16741

    Anyone see a white one yet? Seems like the kind of winter they might come down.

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