Introducing ' PJ' ('Pie' Junior

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Introducing ' PJ'  ('Pie' Junior

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 1/7/2012 6:50:57 PM

Nice capture, Linda. he is beautiful. Glad to see one coming back to your yard. That would be so neat to see one. #1435075

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/7/2012 6:54:11 PM

Kay, Thankyou so much for your sweet comments, so many friends have prayed for another Owl to come here, I fell like the prayers have been answered. I am very happy! #9908086

Karen Kessler 1/7/2012 7:16:45 PM

Oh, I hope he has found his new home, too! How exciting!!! I'm so glad he flew in & hope he stays! He's a beauty! #9908106

Michelle Alton level-classic 1/8/2012 4:30:39 AM

What a wonderful gift for the New Year, Linda. And this is a gorgeous capture of the beautiful new resident. #9908514

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/8/2012 5:27:45 AM

Karen and Michelle, Thankyou so very much!! Hopefully this will be his home. #9908584

Liz Bullock level-classic 1/8/2012 7:07:59 AM

How wonderful, beautiful capture of PJ! #9908756

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/8/2012 11:30:56 AM

Liz, Thankyou! I am very happy so far, just hope he will stay, it looks like he will. #9909019

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 1/8/2012 12:43:53 PM

This is Awesome!!

How thrilling!!! #9909166

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/8/2012 1:09:43 PM

Melodie, Thankyou! This is really great, I have been trying to get another Owl here for ll Months plus, ever since we lost 'Pie' on January 20, 2011. This a dream come true for us. #9909214

Karen Kessler 1/8/2012 6:09:06 PM

He can't find a better place to call home...and he probably realizes that! :) #9909684

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/8/2012 6:50:39 PM

Karen, Thanks so much, he likes it here because he gets mice. #9909741

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/8/2012 7:15:57 PM

WOW...Are you serious?? I just happened to see this! Have you seen him again? I hope he stays around! Keep me posted, ok? He is beautiful!!!! Good luck, my friend! #9909762

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/9/2012 8:04:44 AM

Shelly, I was fixing to E-Mail you and tell you about this. He has been here every day since he showed up on Jan 1.
He is now staying and sleeping in the backyard, he waits at our backdoor in the morning for his breakfast mouse. Sleeps up in the trees in the backyard, gets two mice late in the afternoon, and when dark, goes hunting, and returns the next day! I am so happy, and he could be pie's baby from 08 or 09, everyone is saying this is a miracle, and yes I believe so too!
Thankyou so much for your comments. #9910528

Kathy Salerni level-classic 1/9/2012 6:31:23 PM

Hooooray! I am so glad this owl is in your yard, Linda! I too have prayed that another would come!! This has to be a miracle New Year's present! #9911514

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/10/2012 8:53:13 AM

Kathy, Thankyou so much for all your prayers, this does seem like a miracle! #9912672

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2012 11:51:27 AM

I am excited! How does a person get an owl to come to the house? Do you have an owl call? You use frozen mice? I would love to try this....Not sure if we have any around but there are farms.....He looks just like Pie? What type of owl is this?? Please keep me posted! :) #9912917

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/10/2012 5:30:53 PM

Shelly, Yes I have an Owl Call, several actually. I have been calling for ll months, (almost every day since Pie died on January 20, 2011) We feed the owls live mice we buy at the pet shop, but we are starting to raise our on mice, because it can get expensive. Pie and PJ are Barred Owls. Hope you do try this, it is great! Thanks, Linda #9913472

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/12/2012 6:58:15 AM

I love him....Just not sure I could do the live mice. lol My daughter had a pet rat that I loved so much. I would so love to get an owl to come here, but I have small doggies too. Thanks for the help! Please keep me posted!! #9916296

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/12/2012 12:14:34 PM

Shelly, I did not think I could feed a live mouse either, but if I can, because I do not like to see things die, I think you probably could, because of the love you would have for the owl. I do not let myself get attached to the mice. #9916664

John Connolly level-classic 1/16/2012 12:22:34 PM

I don't think anyone could get a better New year present, than an owl taking up residence on your property Linda! I hope this beautiful bird will have a long and happy life with you! #9923793

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 1/16/2012 1:00:03 PM

John, Thankyou for such a sweet comment, I think it was the best New Year present I could have gotten, I have waited right at about a year for this, and he seems to like it here, if miracles do happen, I think this could be one. Thanks again, so much!! #9923894

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This Owl came to our backyard Jan 1, 2012, and has been here for 7 days in a row. We believe it may be one of Pie's babies from '08 or '09, because it looks so much like Pie & Sweety. He will take mice from us if put on a feeder, hope he has found his home.
Photo taken 1-6-12, Exp 1/50, F5.6, ISO640, Exp +0.3 step,FL300mm, Spot Metering, Aperture Priority. Texture added to background. (Animals)

Uploaded on 1/7/2012 6:39:30 PM

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