Thursday, September 10, 2009

Barred Owl eating a Mourning Dove



Early on 9/7/09 at Pheasant Branch Conservancy (WI), my birding group happened upon a Barred Owl that was finishing off a Mourning Dove. We were able to identify the food item when it consumed one of the wings (not on the video, unfortunately). Nevertheless, a very cool observation! The video was captured via my Nikon Coolpix 8400 attached to a Swarovski 80HD spotting scope.

Mike McDowell
Eagle Optics Staff

1 comment:

  1. it is a rare sight to see an owl eating. good job filming it.

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