Just another day at the Great Horned Owl nest:
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In the second part of the video, young owlets can be seen vibrating their throat muscles helping to cool their airways and lower elevated internal temperatures. It is their way of thermo-regulating :)
And here is a one of the owlets breaking the camouflage by yawning:
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Can you see the second owlet? :)
I photographed these owlets in the nest here in Bergen County, New Jersey.
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