Owl In Action

Today I got to see a Long-eared owl in action. We had been looking for a while, when we saw it fly onto a tree.

I was fortunate enough to get this owl just after it caught a rodent. I was able to observe it eating it’s prey. Owls have a very unique way of consuming food. They swallow their prey whole.

They will regurgitate the parts of the animal that can’t be digested into a pellet. Owl pellets are interesting to look at. Long-eared owls feed heavily on rodents such as different types of mice, rats, and voles.

If you’re interested in binoculars, these are the ones I use. I really like them. https://amzn.to/3Gs13lf

Published by PalmerLakeNature

I am a nature-loving teen who photographs all the cool nature in Minnesota and around the world. My goal is to share my passion for the outdoors with others. I was an Outdoor Education Intern at Mississippi Gateway Regional Park in the summer of 2022 where I helped with the summer educational programs. I am also active with the Best Buy Teen Tech Center where I do coding, graphic design, photography, and 3D printing. A few of my photos have been published in a newsletter by the Minneapolis Parks Foundation. Minneapolis Parks and Rec has also published my nature photos on their Facebook page. Current Equipment: Canon 90D, Tamron 100-400mm Lens

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