Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Winkin', Blinkin' and Bobbin'
My little visitors returned today... They absolutely delight me!! The young one had his "ears" up today... and he is just so stinkin' cute!! I could stand in my office and look at him through the window. There was a screen, a glass pane and two feet separating us. He could hear me talking and would just lean his head attentively. We had quite a long visit. He would wink and blink and bob his head. Lots of little antics were exchanged between the two of us. Pure joy!!
Finally, I went outside with my camera and he graced me with a few more photos... well, a lot. But, I won't bore you with all of them. He is just losing his soft fuzziness... Such beautiful eyes! And, that beak is pretty wicked looking from the side. Let there be no doubt, he is a bird of prey.
Check out these talons!! Little baby owl will be meaning business soon.
For now, he seems to be curiously learning about his surroundings under the watchful (even if trying to nap) eyes of his Mom (or maybe Dad). I am so grateful for the pleasure of their visits.
Melissa identified these guys as Eastern Screech Owls. Thank you so much, Melissa.
Finished knitting this while visiting with the owls. ;)
I have it blocking and drying now. The pattern is Wingspan by maylin tan of Tri'Coterie Designs.
The yarn is Noro Silk Garden Sock: 40% lamb's wool, 25% silk, 25% nylon and 10% kid mohair.
I'm enjoying the swirls of color!! Can't wait for it to dry!!
blessings and wishes for owl-induced-like joy in your lives ~ tanna