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Tiny owl found inside Rockefeller Center tree

He should be DL's mascot!

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by Anonymousreply 9415 hours ago

Serving Stewie Griffin realness

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by Anonymousreply 1Last Wednesday at 3:25 PM

why?

by Anonymousreply 2Last Wednesday at 3:30 PM

He went without food and water for 3 days while wrapped in the tree - but is doing well now.

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by Anonymousreply 3Last Wednesday at 3:40 PM

He's beautiful!

Why is this making my eyes water?

by Anonymousreply 4Last Wednesday at 3:42 PM

Does he know how many licks it takes to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop?

by Anonymousreply 5Last Wednesday at 3:43 PM

Owls always have the facial expression of someone who has had enough of your shit.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Wednesday at 3:46 PM

He looks like he has Eddie Munster’s hairline. I’m going to call him Eddie.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Wednesday at 3:55 PM

They named him Rockefeller, with a name like that he will be just fine.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Wednesday at 3:55 PM

Dollface thread.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Wednesday at 3:59 PM

[quote]He's beautiful! Why is this making my eyes water?

He;s making my mouth water.

by Anonymousreply 10Last Wednesday at 4:03 PM

He’s cute.

by Anonymousreply 11Last Wednesday at 4:11 PM

No gurl, that beat up old tree that fell apart in transport will rep us just fine.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Wednesday at 4:17 PM

Reminds me of that Absolutely Fabulous episode when Eddie finds a squirrel in that gigantic tree they put in their living room!

by Anonymousreply 13Last Wednesday at 5:22 PM

Or Christmas Vacation...when they find the squirrel in the gigantic tree they put up in the living room.

by Anonymousreply 14Last Wednesday at 5:24 PM

They've called him Rockefeller! He's cuteness overload. There are pics of him swaddled in OP link. Is he a baby?

by Anonymousreply 15Last Wednesday at 6:09 PM

I hope they drive him back where he came from and set him free. He probably has an owl family there that are missing him.

by Anonymousreply 16Last Wednesday at 7:58 PM

According to local NYC news he was taken to a wildlife center upstate and is recovering well. No word on further plans.

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by Anonymousreply 17Last Wednesday at 8:33 PM

Mascot? No. Site admin? Yes!

by Anonymousreply 18Last Wednesday at 8:59 PM

LOL r15

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by Anonymousreply 19Last Wednesday at 9:20 PM

Rockefeller is doing very well and will be released on Saturday.

Most owls are solitary creatures so he can be released here in the Hudson Valley as there is no need to reunite with family members.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Thursday at 7:36 AM

Are owls owltistic?

by Anonymousreply 21Last Thursday at 7:37 AM

Poor mice!

by Anonymousreply 22Last Thursday at 7:45 AM

He's apparently a grown adult R15, a saw-whet owl.

He looks absolutely INCENSED that he is being handled by a lowly human!

by Anonymousreply 23Last Thursday at 7:47 AM

Reputed to be the cutest of all North America's owl species. That orange sweater they had him in at the shelter WORKS.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Thursday at 7:51 AM

[quote] lowly human!

L-owl-y

by Anonymousreply 25Last Thursday at 7:55 AM

[quote]He looks absolutely INCENSED that he is being handled by a lowly human!

"Let go of me, you unstylish hag!"

by Anonymousreply 26Last Thursday at 8:43 AM

All the press reports I've here in New York have described him as a baby.

BTW, the owl population in Central Park has surged significantly the past couple of years because of a big increase in rodents. A mice and rats smorgasbord for owls.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Thursday at 9:04 AM

Hopefully they'll leave Templeton alone

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by Anonymousreply 28Last Thursday at 9:27 AM

This is an adult. The juveniles have completely different coloring. Adults are the size of a robin and weigh an average of only 4 ounces.

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by Anonymousreply 29Last Thursday at 9:29 AM

Does he love to sing-a? About the moon-a and the June-a and the spring-a?

by Anonymousreply 30Last Thursday at 9:34 AM

This brings back sad memories of Space Bat.

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by Anonymousreply 31Last Thursday at 9:44 AM

Does he have a pussycat girlfriend who he’s gone to sea with? In a beautiful pea green boat?

by Anonymousreply 32Last Thursday at 9:54 AM

I don't give a hoot

by Anonymousreply 33Last Thursday at 9:57 AM

What a cutie!

He'll likely pluck your eyes out if you get too close, but he's cute

by Anonymousreply 34Last Thursday at 10:06 AM
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by Anonymousreply 35Last Thursday at 10:10 AM

I can’t claim it, but someone on Twitter likened him to this.

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by Anonymousreply 36Last Thursday at 10:30 AM

He’s a superb owl.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Thursday at 10:35 AM

It's so cuddly and cute until one day it claws some little girls eyes out! That mother fucker is dangerous. Drive it out to Scarsdale and set it free while you still can.

by Anonymousreply 38Last Thursday at 10:38 AM

Gorgeous creature. Poor beautiful little guy trapped in that tree. Such a happy ending. I needed this. Hope he flies off to freedom ASAP.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Thursday at 10:47 AM

Three days without mice or drink! Poor thing must've been miserable and scared. If I were him, I'd sue the Rockefellers.

Why can't lawyers take up cases on his behalf and use the money for owl welfare?

by Anonymousreply 40Last Thursday at 10:54 AM

How about an artificial tree? I hate this archaic cutting out perfectly healthy trees that provide homes for animals. Jesus.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Thursday at 11:12 AM

[quote]According to local NYC news he was taken to a wildlife center upstate and is recovering well. No word on further plans.

Further plans? What, is he weighing his options on opening up a B&B?

by Anonymousreply 42Last Thursday at 11:21 AM

R41, and you think a giant plastic tree is better for the environment? If the donor wants, NBC replaces the tree with a new one to grow

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by Anonymousreply 43Last Thursday at 11:25 AM

Natural trees are better. You can mulch it. The artificial one will end up in the ocean to poison sealife.

by Anonymousreply 44Last Thursday at 11:51 AM

Jesus lived in a tree?

by Anonymousreply 45Last Thursday at 12:01 PM

No, he died on one, you blasphemous heathen sinner bound for hell.

by Anonymousreply 46Last Thursday at 12:02 PM

^^^ Judge not lest ye be judged.

by Anonymousreply 47Last Thursday at 12:07 PM

^ the devil quotes scripture for his evil pedo skanky ways. Pray that you die in a grease fire upon earth and not burn in the hellfire for eternity

by Anonymousreply 48Last Thursday at 12:10 PM

Why is the tree so junky? Couldn't they have found a decent tree?

by Anonymousreply 49Last Thursday at 12:14 PM

^ No one likes your potato salad all that much.

by Anonymousreply 50Last Thursday at 12:14 PM

Local New York news: He's been recovering well on a diet of liquids and mice and is set to be released back into the wild sometime this weekend.

by Anonymousreply 51Last Thursday at 12:39 PM

Poor mices. Their families should sue the Rockefellers too.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Thursday at 12:44 PM

Rockefeller was found by an arborist who was helping set up the tree and it was his wife who called the wildlife center and asked whether they could take him in until he recovered.

by Anonymousreply 53Last Thursday at 12:49 PM

In Britain a lot of the Christmas trees are taken to the zoo for the animals to eat.

by Anonymousreply 54Last Thursday at 12:49 PM

The Rockefeller Tree is indeed mulched and recycled and as mentioned above the owners are offered a young replacement at no cost. This year's tree owner said the tree was in his front yard and had grown so large it was interfering with his ability to care for his lawn. He took the offer of a replacement.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Thursday at 1:08 PM

I love them meeces to pieces. Literally.

by Anonymousreply 56Last Thursday at 1:20 PM

"Doe-die" is not a very nice sounding name.

by Anonymousreply 57Last Thursday at 2:21 PM

R56 Meeces Pieces could be a good name for a brand of owl food.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Thursday at 6:44 PM

""I hates those meeces to pieces!" was the tagline of Mr. Jinks the Cat referring to mice Dixie and Pixie in a series of TV cartoons that ran on The Huckleberry Hound Show in the late 50s/early 60s.

by Anonymousreply 59Last Thursday at 7:09 PM

He was clearly waiting in there for the Christmas mouse!

by Anonymousreply 60Last Thursday at 7:14 PM

LOL^

by Anonymousreply 61Last Thursday at 7:14 PM

Get down from that COVID-tree Rocky, you insatiable bottom!

by Anonymousreply 62Last Thursday at 7:20 PM

Exqueeze me. My name is Rockefeller.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Thursday at 7:28 PM

Rocky The Christmas Owl. Sweet little feller.

by Anonymousreply 64Last Thursday at 8:17 PM

did all you goofballs drink the pumpkin spice?

by Anonymousreply 65Last Thursday at 8:18 PM

So who gets to eat it? The Mayor? Al Roker? Trump?

by Anonymousreply 66Last Thursday at 8:22 PM

Quick, call the Bavarian glass blowers and order a million small owl Christmas ornaments, possibly with scarves, or maybe without? Package them as Rockefeller and have them out by Dec. 2 for the tree lighting ceremony. We'll also donate 1,000 for the tree to be able to market them as the “official “ ornament and make a killing!

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by Anonymousreply 67Last Friday at 1:15 AM

R67 Brilliant idea!

by Anonymousreply 68Last Friday at 1:22 AM

I want a Bavarian glass owl too! I'm a Rocky fan.

by Anonymousreply 69Last Friday at 1:51 AM

Does NYC have an official bird? Rocky should become the official bird!

by Anonymousreply 70Last Friday at 6:42 AM

Totally! City has a lot of birdbrains

by Anonymousreply 71Last Friday at 6:44 AM

Sorry, my bad. NYC already has an official bird.

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by Anonymousreply 72Last Friday at 6:45 AM

Rocky for Mayor!

by Anonymousreply 73Last Friday at 6:47 AM

The last thing I need is another owl getting all up in grill.

by Anonymousreply 74Last Friday at 7:04 AM

R70 If there is a city bird for NYC it is most likely Pale Male, the Red Tailed Hawk who chose to be posh and nest on a building on 5th Ave. overlooking Central Park. There was international outcry when his nest was dismantled by the high rise building where he lived and even Mary Tyler Moore, a resident of the building and a staunch animal rights advocate, protested and an agreement was made to allow the nest to return. There have been three children’s books written about him and he may in fact still be living into his 30s, though some presume he may have died and a hawk with similar marking took his place in 2015.

I am a little unclear about if Rockefeller actually made it to NYC or if he was discovered in transit?

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by Anonymousreply 75Last Friday at 7:25 AM

I remember Pale Male pffft. Rocky has got moxie and the death glare. He's a New Yorker. Survivor.

by Anonymousreply 76Last Friday at 7:29 AM

Whooo?

by Anonymousreply 77Last Friday at 7:32 AM

Such a cutie! Lovely wee owl, happy he survived.

by Anonymousreply 78Last Friday at 7:37 AM

"I guess he wanted to go ice skating"

"Shut up, Rose"

by Anonymousreply 79Last Friday at 7:50 AM

Don't mistake my look of kindness for weakness, OP. I, Miss Peanut, am not only the DL Emotional Support Therapist, but self-acclaimed Official Mascot as well. Keep trying to fuck with my jobs; I will bite a bitch!

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by Anonymousreply 80Last Friday at 7:50 AM

^self-proclaimed, too.

by Anonymousreply 81Last Friday at 8:00 AM

Looks sorta gay. Like the Truman Coyote of owls.

by Anonymousreply 82Last Friday at 8:04 AM

Truman Coyote?

by Anonymousreply 83Last Friday at 8:07 AM

Yes Truman Coyote. He lives in Central Park or Central Bark as he likes to call it.

by Anonymousreply 84Last Friday at 8:09 AM

He does look a bit like Truman Capote.

by Anonymousreply 85Last Friday at 8:10 AM

Is stand corrected, there was a Truman Coyote who went to a party at artist Andy Warthog’s studio.

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by Anonymousreply 86Last Friday at 8:14 AM

Rocky is the mascot of 2020. That's why he showed up at Rockefeller Center in a Christmas tree in the capital of the world. He represents death, change and wisdom. That he looks so cross in orange is a plus.

by Anonymousreply 87Last Friday at 12:40 PM

My mascot is Pizza Rat.

by Anonymousreply 88Last Friday at 3:02 PM

R87 ???

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by Anonymousreply 89Last Friday at 4:09 PM

[quote] I am a little unclear about if Rockefeller actually made it to NYC or if he was discovered in transit?

R75, see r53 for the answer.

by Anonymousreply 90Last Friday at 6:59 PM

Every Christmas tree must have an owl ornament this year.

by Anonymousreply 9121 hours ago

I think this cat should be Datalounge's mascot.

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by Anonymousreply 9221 hours ago

Cats don't give a fuck.

by Anonymousreply 9321 hours ago

R92 😄

by Anonymousreply 9415 hours ago
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