[Tweeters] Attacked by an owl

Lee Rentz lee at leerentz.com
Thu Apr 11 09:53:30 PDT 2013


Here is a great article about being attacked by an owl in Seattle: http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/attacked-by-an-owl/Content?oid=16458585

I don't know about the rabies shots referenced in the article, but there was a director of a museum in Oregon that was scratched by the talons of a Great Horned Owl. He contracted viral encephalitis from the incident. Go to this Seattle Times piece from 1996 describing the sad incident: http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19960708&slug=2338226

On another matter: our three duck boxes are being used. One has a Wood Duck incubating at least 18 eggs; one has a Hooded Merganser incubating her eggs; and the third has had an egg laid by both species just this morning, but with nobody incubating yet. We have infrared video feeds from two of the boxes.

Lee Rentz
Shelton, WA
lee at leerentz.com


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