Lynn's Journal

Apr 17 - Apr 23

#2 at 15 days

As Big as the Apple!

Barn Owlet #2 continues to grow like crazy. At 15 days old, he’s as tall as the apple and his eyes are open. 

More nestling Great Horned Owls

Five more nestling Great Horned Owls were admitted this past week. One had multiple injuries, but the prognosis for a full recovery is good.

Apr 10 - Apr 16

#2 at 1 day

Growing Like A Bird

Barn Owlet #2 is growing like a weed. In the first photo the owlet is 1 day old. In the second photo it is 8 days old.

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In the video below, owlet #2 is eating off a plate for the first time at 5 days of age!

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Apr 3 - Apr 9

Owl 1 @ 3 days

Baby Season Has Officially Started

The first baby Barn Owls of the season hatched from eggs transported in a load of hay. Four of the eggs were intact after the hay was unloaded. Two of them hatched, the first on April 1, the second four days later. Below is baby #1 at three days of age.

Mar 27 - Apr 2

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Welcome Caroline

Its been nice having another quiet week after the crazy winter that just ended. We welcomed new intern Caroline who will be at the center for the next eight weeks. She joins Becca who works most weekends while attending Whitman College during the week. …

Mar 20 - Mar 26

BAEA eggs

Don’t Mess With My Eggs!

In past years the eagles have laid two eggs. They have outdone themselves this year! It doesn’t matter that the eggs are not fertile, they will still be protected.

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This Red-tailed Hawk tried to nest on a power pole. …

Mar 13 - Mar 19

BAEA & egg

Spring Is Officially Here!

The Bald Eagles have laid their first egg, just in time for the first day of spring. 

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A Red-tailed Hawk was taken to the Pet Health Clinic in Sunnyside with a broken wing. They took a radiograph and determined the hawk had been shot. 

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