Video: Western Screech Owls & Nestlings – Part II, Updated June 22
Jun23

Video: Western Screech Owls & Nestlings – Part II, Updated June 22

May 29, 2017 Courtesy of Laurel Strohmeyer Editorial Note. If you watched the video of owl hatching on Easter Day, these are follow-ups that Laurel has generously contributed. Enjoy. Les   Update: June 23, 2017 Here is a little update. All three of the little Western Screech Owls are doing fine and are pretty entertaining to watch. This 3 minute video takes you from when they left the nest up until yesterday. Enjoy!...

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Arizona Wild Beauty: First Encounter
Jun02

Arizona Wild Beauty: First Encounter

By Laurel Strohmeyer Prologue Join us for our Arizona Wild Beauty…series, an intimate journey into the lives of an Arizona Wild Horse family.  Photographer/videographer Laurel Strohmeyer has spent the past four years studying many of the bands of wild horses along our Arizona rivers, but one family in particular captured her heart and thus her natural curiosity for wildlife.  Witness the ongoing stallion battles for territory, battles...

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Part II of the Peaky Blinder and Piper Great Horned Owl Story
May15

Part II of the Peaky Blinder and Piper Great Horned Owl Story

May 14. 2017 Video and Story by Laurel Strohmeyer Living here in the Sonoran Desert it is not unusual to hear great horned owls calling in the evening or to even see them sitting on top of a saguaro. But what is it like for them to raise their young here, threatened by heat, wind, rain, predators, and accidental injury? I, like most Peak readers, thoroughly enjoyed the first part of this story and I wondered what was wrong when the...

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Video: Easter Sunday Hatching of Western Screech Owl
Apr30

Video: Easter Sunday Hatching of Western Screech Owl

April 19, 2017 Courtesy of Laurel Strohmeyer   Hi everyone, I wanted to share this little Easter Sunday hatching of the third Western Screech Owl. Enjoy!     Watch Laurel’s Video    The Peak Welcomes Your Comment The Peak invites you to share your thoughts about this article by using the “Submit a Comment” box at the bottom of this page. All comments are reviewed based on The Peak’s Comment...

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Videos & Webcam: Nesting Great Horned Owls – Updated 4-14-17
Apr30

Videos & Webcam: Nesting Great Horned Owls – Updated 4-14-17

April 14, 2017 –  Latest Update  from Laurel Strohmeyer The nestlings are two weeks old today!  Hope you enjoy this little video. Video: Update on Peaky & Piper, 4-14-17   March 30, 2017 –  Original  video and webcam By Laurel Srohmeyer Here is the first 10-minute installment of the Great Horned Owl’s nesting in our yard, as they journey through their courtship together.  They are beautiful, loyal and...

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