I have not had much luck yet this season finding Great Horned Owls so when my friend mentioned he had spotted owls recently at an old nest site I had to stop by and see if I could find them. Thankfully I did, not that it was easy.
These guys are so darned good at hiding it was only on my third pass along the stand of trees that I found it. This particular nest was claimed by the weather last year so I am not sure where their humble abode is now but it was fun to find them again.
Great Horned Owls are common across all of North America and are the type of owl often depicted in storybooks. During the day they are usually sleeping but at night they come alive and hunt with amazing accuracy in the dark.