The Urban Pantheist (urbpan) wrote,
The Urban Pantheist

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non-collection birds

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At work there was quite a commotion when one of the landscapers noticed this pair of screech owls and their 5 chicks in a small tree next to the gift shop! They got a lot of attention from animal lovers with binoculars and cameras. The next day they were seen a couple trees away, behind the gift shop where it was a bit quieter. Nice to see these wild predators doing well here.

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Right next to the front door of the gift shop this evergreen tree was sprouting an unusual growth. A very quiet still dove pretended I didn't notice it, and then so did I.
Tags: franklin park zoo, mourning dove, owls, screech owl, urban wildlife

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