Definately an 'Owl Year' for 2021

June 6, 2021

Almosy every other call today seems to be about a baby owl on the floor; of course for every british owl other than a barn owl, that's quite normal and they should be left well alone - unless in immediate danger and then only moved off the path/road to the rear of a broad-leafed tree where they will await their parents return at dusk.


I've used this photo to show the difference between the tawny owlet and the barn owlet; lots of mis-identifications at present, but it has certainly kept WhatsApp busy with queries coming in from around the globe. Indeed, more queries now come through via this medium than through email - which is fine with us, as reception via that app for some reason often better, and photos certainly are received more quickly.


Nigel

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