By Bruce Auchly
FWP Region 4 Information Officer 

Montana Tales and Trails

Spring is for the young


March 22, 2019

FWP photo

Great horned owl

Not all creatures have given up on spring ever happening. Some are counting on it. And soon.

Great horned owls and Canada geese are sitting on eggs now, or soon will be.

Two totally different Montana bird species with different diets and nesting habits have placed all their eggs in one spring basket.

Great horned owls are sitting on eggs now, that will soon hatch if they haven't already, because they must.

Think back to those January nights that, looking back, seemed downright subtropical. If you heard a hoot-hoot-hoot, it was the mating ritual of the great horned owl. No other Montana owls...

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