Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Topic Options
1 eye 2 horns and beak.jpg
Owl on the nest
Other images in post
Image Details
Poster ScubaLdy Offline
Posted 01/05/11 08:57 PM
We found Momma owl yesterday and I got these pictures today. She is a lovely lady.
Dimensions 1200x798
Size 115.3 KB

#396462 - 01/05/11 10:29 PM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: ScubaLdy]
chunkyruth Offline
Very cool. We had an owl hooting up a storm down here, a mile south of town, up until about a month ago. Haven't heard a peep lately and never was able to find it.

#396465 - 01/05/11 11:05 PM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: ScubaLdy]
swanno Offline
Great Pictures Harriette
We have been looking for the owl for the last week or so on our daily trips past your house without much success
Would you mind if we stopped by tomorrow...Marianne is desperate to get some photos

Colin and Marianne
Colin, Marianne & Sophie the Dog

#396587 - 01/07/11 08:04 AM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: ScubaLdy]
elbert Offline
The Dive Shops Daily Blog

#396588 - 01/07/11 08:05 AM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: ScubaLdy]
Barnacle Offline

#396672 - 01/07/11 08:23 PM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: ScubaLdy]
ScubaLdy Offline
Each evening at about 5:00 the male starts hooting and I;ve been told sits out in the open. Momma on the nest is easiest to see from 2:00 to 5:00 PM when the sun is shining on her.
Take only pictures leave only bubbles

#396693 - 01/08/11 08:51 AM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: ScubaLdy]
elbert Offline
If you listen to his hoots and think of them as dot and dash like Morris Code you can start to recognize patterns and associate the patterns with what they are doing, like hunting , mate attraction,
territory claims, etc.
ho-hohohoho--ho-----ho. I'm pretty sure is territory claim.
ya think i've been out here to long?

#396695 - 01/08/11 09:11 AM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: elbert]
papashine Offline
grin Sounds like you may have the answer to the big question..Who?..
Reality..What a concept!

#396714 - 01/08/11 10:19 AM Re: Owl on the nest [Re: ScubaLdy]
ScubaLdy Offline
I don't know why but my instinct tells me that it is the male hooting. He has the same one all the time. Hoot . . . who-hoot
repeated over and over. Sometimes with long intervals between hoots.
Elbert - Looking at Momma on the nest I'm inclined to think that is a wing across her breast. What do you think?

Edited by ScubaLdy (01/11/11 12:20 PM)


Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!

Things to do

Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker

TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lilí Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
Mini Chat

Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Who's Online
0 registered (), 46 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
18,635 Registered Members
44 Forums
63,718 Topics
461,262 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,262 @ 06/10/07 02:16 PM

AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com SanPedroDaily.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.