Wild at Heart Owl Release Brings Happy Ending
Dec01

Wild at Heart Owl Release Brings Happy Ending

October 26, 2017 By Laurel Strohmeyer What an incredibly special night it was to be able to release Pistol, Phoenix, and 2 other young Great Horned Owls. As you may remember Pistol & Phoenix were born here on our property and when Piper (their) mom passed away, they had to be rescued. Wild at Heart, (our raptor rescue and rehab center) took great care of them and so many others. Now they are free! They have been set free in a...

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Video: Western Screech Owls & Nestlings – Part II, Updated June 22
Jul14

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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