A male burrowing own returns to the nest and is greeted by his beautiful bride. The time these two have with their little ones is fleeting. All are now flying, exploring their new world in the immediate area around the family home. The parents undoubtedly welcome this as it gives them a break from the constant hunting and feeding that they have been doing up until now. For me, it is a bit sad as it won’t be long and they will all scatter and then, not long after, head south for the winter.
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