Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Barn Owls

Yesterday evening Huw and I headed to a local farm to ring a late brood of Barn Owls. The nest site was in the bottom of a large grain bin/store, which was a first for me! The two chicks were quite well grown with just a little down remaining and not far from flying. These were in fact the first Barn Owls ringed this year for the group, so that was good. Below are a few pics of one of the chicks.


Mallimak said...

Was that the same farm you took me and Claire too?

The Hairy Birder said...

It wasn't Dave. The farm that I took you and Claire to failed this year in terms of Barn owls. We went to check and there were no birds present. I can only assume that something happened to one or both of the adults!