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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Things that go "Who-Who" in the night....

We go outside after dark a lot.
I have to go pee at bedtime, 3 am and again at 5:30 am.
I need to take my family with me, because I'm on leash restrictions for now (and I need back up, cuz it's scary out there).

Stanzie is a night owl too.
She is on leash restrictions ALWAYS after dark, because she likes to "mix it up" with the wildlife.

Dad took this picture, on one of our night pees.

The woods around us are full of night time activity.
Things rustle and go bump in the night. Spider webs brush your face at every turn.
Dad took this picture too.

But, by far the biggest night time ruckus around our place, comes from this fellow!

Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
The Great Horned Owl is the most commonly encountered owl in Oregon. It is a large, stocky, powerful owl with large yellow eyes and distinctive feather tufts or "ears" above the eyes. Plumage color varies from dark brown in western Oregon to pale grayish brown in southeastern Oregon. The throat is white.
Photo Courtesy of Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
To hear what he says to us every night, click on link:

A few nights ago, we interrupted Mr. Owl taking down a wild rabbit in our back lawn.
He left the rabbit and flew away. Dad was going to bury the rabbit the next day. But, in the morning the rabbit was gone. Guess Mr. Owl came back to collect his snack.

Oh...and we have bats too.

We don't need any Halloween Decor.
We're good,

Wyatt and Stanzie


  1. Holy Cow! You gots lots going on in your neck of the woods! Better keep the flashlights handy too! Your Dad took some very cool pics! Xo Chloe and LadyBug

  2. Owls don't try to catch Airedales, do they?!

  3. OMD wild or what? No way would my peeps be up at dark o clock. Have a marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

  4. We are looking over our shoulders just reading your posting, Wyatt! BOO! Did we scare you?!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  5. That is pretty scary.. maybe I am okay with never going outside.. XOXO The Lucy

  6. Ooooooo your place is naturally ready for the spooky time of year.

  7. wow - you have halloween all year long !

  8. Holy Moly! We have an owl in our backyard that we hear at night. Mom heard a horrible noise a few weeks back and now we have a feeling it was mr. owl getting a snack of his own. Eeeek!

  9. 3am sure sounds like a scary time to peepee
    Lily & Edward

  10. WE have had an owl hanging around a few nights. We have to stay inside when he is here, Mom and Dad are afraid he might think we would make a good snack
    Mr Bailey & Hazel

  11. We got some owls round here, we hears em when we goes out real late sometimes.

  12. Wyatt, are you sure you don't want to just hold that pee?? BOL

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  13. I go out at 3:30 and sniff everything before I pee.
    Dad get cold feet waiting for me BOL.

    xo Cinnamon

  14. Do you know what? That owl lives in my forest too. I think every night he goes back and forth from your house to my house!
    Isn't he beautiful!?

  15. We have great horned and screech owls around our house. Those screech owls make a very scary sound.

  16. Ha ha great post! You're so lucky to have so much beautiful wildlife around you! Ros and Oscarx

  17. Ah, guys thanks for the grand tour of the outside around your place. Loved it :-) Hey, I think both of you need a bucket to go under your bed. :-) X

  18. Hey it can be very scary outside in the night time. Thank God you got your peep with you. (Imagine if the Owl took you instead of the rabbit) uhh uhhh.

  19. You are very brave to go out so late at night, Wyatt! I know you said you didn't need any Halloween decorations but don't you think it would be fun to get all dressed up this year? Much love, The Scottie Mom.

  20. Pee breaks in the dark, I bet you went quickly!

  21. Boooooo-haaaaaaa....that's a bit scary!!!! I agree...those must be very fast potty breaks! Love the candle pic! Verrrry Halloweenie!