Family Outing

Canada Goose family outing at the Watershed Nature Center.

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They grow up so fast…

Since I had a day off I went over to Blackburn Park in Webster Groves to see the young owls while they are still hanging around the nest. Two of them were in the trees while the youngest was still in the nest. It was so much fun watching them soaking up the sun and testing their wings. Mom was close by keeping watch on them. It won’t be long before the youngest is out of the tree with its siblings.

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Owlet!

Was given a tip about some baby owls over in Blackburn Park in Webster Groves. I let some friends know who live nearby and they were able to get lots of shots. Finally I was able to go over and see them for myself. This little guy is the largest of the three and was in the branch above the nest. The other two were hiding in the hollow. They are just so cute and it is wonderful to see these youngsters getting ready to fledge completely.

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MOBOT

Went with the in-laws and my wife to the Missouri Botanical Gardens on Sunday. I don’t go there enough but when I do there is always something interesting to see. There are more than just plants there. I love the handle on this door. The textures and colours were wonderful.

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