Great Horned Owl in nest

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This week when I am near the tree the owl is nesting in, I hear the occasional loud sharp chirruping note, “schhheeep!”

The first photo is from three days ago; the second photo yesterday.

I saw her sitting on her nest, and when I looked at the photo I had taken of her, I was unpleasantly surprised to see what was being eaten, or possibly fed to her young.

This is not the first time I have gotten a photo of an owl holding a snake. (I shudder to say the word.) April 19, 2015, in my first weeks of posting to this blog, I got my first such photo. Not the best feeling for a herpetophobe.