He exclaimed, "There's something in that tree!" But all we could figure out was that there was a nest. So we decided to drive past on our way back.
I saw there were chicks and was pretty sure they were raptors, but couldn't tell if they were eagles or owls.
So I came back later with my camera. :-)
|Can you see her?|
|stretching those wings|
|Last photo as I was starting to leave, then...|
|A 3rd owlet popped up|
|and gave us a little show.|
Clearly these are Horned Owls, but I have not done enough research to know if these are Great Horned Owls or if there are other varieties of Horned Owls.
Living in Colorado continues to amaze me.