1940, Canadian Forestry Association, Forest and outdoors - Volume 36 - Page 344:
Owls are extra hungry then, there being a batch of Greatlings or Hornlings or Owlings or whatever Great Horned Owl babies are called sitting on the edge of a nest waiting on Pa and Ma Owl to bring home the bacon.
[...] a true graveyard of objects in the middle of which proudly stood a yellow hackney carriage, its seats eaten by mice and scratched by the hens lying their eggs clandestinely among their broken springs. Tens of bird nests were hanging under the caves, some of them broken and deserted, some new, with featherless nestlings chirping their heads off. Eumeus, who was sitting on the stairs, pointed to the roof of the stable. Perched on its top, huddled together, three owlings were ogling them.