Barred Hoot Owl- Originally only seen in the east, in the 20th century spread to the Pacific NW and southern California. These large stocky owls nest in tree cavities in large mature forests, often near water. Average life span in the wild 8-23 yrs..
Red Fox Cub and Owl This is just amazing. I wonder what happened to thye baby fox's mother. He certainly has adopted the owl as his mommy. Look how he is leaning into the owl for comfort and support. Incredible.