Features and Adventures Raising great horned owlsIn Spring 2018, Anna and I found ourselves the surrogate parents to a pair of Great horned owl babies. I can barely look after myself, let alone a pair of predatory birds. So I figured I'd log my progress.Share:Owl you doin’? Raising Great horned owls – Introduction Posted 9 May, 2018An insight into life with a pair of winged, infant demons who poo everywhere, devour flesh and make bizarre noises. Now I know how my parents must've felt. They’re sooooooo cute! – Week One – Raising baby Great horned owls Posted 18 May, 2018I've never worked with owls before and I've never been comfortable around babies. Since these are a mixture of the two, I figured week one would be about getting to grips with the basics. How can something so small, create so much shit? – Week Two – Raising Great horned owls Posted 22 May, 2018While they're definitely growing, there's absolutely no way animals of this size should yet be able to produce ten times their mass in faeces. They grow so fast – Week three, raising Great horned owls Posted 29 May, 2018While I'm happy to report that the children have become surprisingly tall, I'm sorry to say I must keep this entry quite 'short'. Hehehehe... ugh, I'm dead inside. Our kids are getting big! Raising great horned owls Posted 30 October, 2018Sassy girl and Will are still barely a few months old, but their appetite and penchant for mid air tantrums could put even my own to shame! Time to say goodbye – Raising great horned owls Posted 27 July, 2018After a month of being loved, looked after and shitting all over my home, our children are no longer with us. I feel like how my parents must've when I finally buggered off, too. Predatory birds in slow(l) motion – Raising Great Horned Owls Posted 4 December, 2018I try to talk about and photograph our children/great horned owls with the same annoying level of frequency as those who parent human offspring. Happy birthday children – Raising Great Horned Owls Posted 4 April, 2019Will and Sassy turn one year old this week. They've come a long way since flying across my living room and spraying us with napalm shit along the way. Shitpalm, if you will.