Category Archives: Barn owl

Late afternoon Barn owls

Each afternoon around 5pm, just as the light is fading a Barn owl appears over the wildflower meadow. A barn owl’s Latin name is Tyto alba literally means White owl, but in folklore it has many different names Banshee, Billy … Continue reading

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Barn Owl Pellets

My mum was out walking the dogs the other evening when a Barn Owl flew over her head. She noted where it landed and came home to tell me. The next day we went out and searched around the bottom … Continue reading

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Explosion of insects

With all the warm weather over the past couple of weeks the air, the hedgerow and the field margin are now full of insects. Not only is this beautiful to see but it is also a great food source for … Continue reading

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Owls

Around my local patch I get 4 different types of owls. Barn owl, Tawny owl, Little owl and Short- eared owl. Over the past couple of weeks both a Barn owl and two Little owls have been very visible. Five … Continue reading

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Barn owl hunting

Just after sunset we left the house to go badger watching. On social media many people are reporting they are seeing their badgers now appearing in daylight. The moment we stepped in to the field we were distracted by a … Continue reading

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