Last evening when I came home the resident horned owl was starting the mating calls. Very loud. I have found that during the mating season the owls will not answer when you repeat their calls. During the rest of the year you can carry on long conversations and sometimes you will be rewarded by having the owl sit in a tree where you can see it while it hoots to you. Has anyone noticed this or is it just this pair.
For those of you with nesting boxes it is definatly time to make certain they are ready.