“Are You My Mother?”


It’s not uncommon to hear Barred owls in broad daylight here on Fishers Island.

Ever so curious of the view below, this youngster is getting to know the neighborhood and shaded woods near Silver Eel Cove. Passersby can hear its call to “Mom” these July days.

From the Field, Field Note by Justine Kibbe, July 8, 2019