ECWRF Owl Box with Camera

ECWRF Owl Box with Camera

We cleaned out the large owl box on the dead eucalyptus tree and collected over 11 pounds of debris. Len and team will be pulling out all the pellets and analyzing the contents. John Shribbs is up on the 20 foot ladder with the blower doing the final step of cleanout....
Barn Owl Fledglings at ECWRF

Barn Owl Fledglings at ECWRF

Len Nelson went to view the owl box at Ellis Creek Water Recycling Facility with the owl cam at dusk and observed two young owlets poking their heads out of the owl box hole. He had to use very low settings and added time to get this shot on June 13, 2021. 
Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron

Len Nelson sent me recent pictures of a Great Blue Heron preparing and then launching into flight. See series of pics below. Enjoying the Scenery. Get Ready. Preparing. Spread Wings. One last stretch. Thinking about it some more. Where to go next? Waiting for the...
Green Heron Chicks

Green Heron Chicks

From Len Nelson: On the bird survey of Shollenberger of June 25th, a Green Heron nest was sited. Deb Sheppard got an image of 3 chicks in the nest and a hint of a 4th. I went back a few times to where she said it was located but failed to find it until yesterday, 7/2....
Midges surrounding turkey vulture

Midges surrounding turkey vulture

From Len Nelson: When I took an image of a Turkey Vulture (TV) on 6-22-18 in Ellis Creek, I only did so because it was nicely backlit on a post with its wings open. But, when I proceeded the image in PhotoShop and expanded its size, I clearly saw that the TV was...

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