A perfect way to start the night…This time, me and my co-workers where in for a long night with Murphy’s Law in full effect. Thunder and lightning, unexpected road blockages and sketchy neighbors can make spotted owl surveying tense.
The 4-wheeler lights didn’t work, so we had to strap on flashlights to get to our stations. Can you see the rain? Funny thing was the clouds were hard to see. It was like Hawaii rain, huge drops, but looking up into the sky all you could see was stars…We ended up hearing three owls that night, two spotted owls and one barred owl. A busy night. All kinds of other creatures are lurking around at night too, like this nasty….