Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Pellet producer solved!!

Elizabeth disturbed him last night by flashing her camera in the tree and managed this shot. He flew off and she could not make out what it was but we suspected an owl with long ears...

Today after finishing cutting the grass I noticed he was back... Quick grab the camera,,,

What a big boy he is...

We did not disturb him so he will be out feeding tonight...

One thought is that the bird food I have been putting on the ground under the bird table may well be attracting his prey... Tonight the wildlife camera will be out focused on that area...

Well done Tim a correct ID again!

4 comments:

LaPré DelaForge said...

Yes, I said Tawny or Long-eared...
but my money was on the former based on pellet colour...
shows the books aren't always right!

Nice bird, lovely shots...
please make sure you log it as LPO Touraine are currently doing a survey of the night rapaces!
And I am looking forward to tonight's videos!!

GaynorB said...

Fantastic!
Great detective work. Looking forward to videos.

Sarah said...

Wow fantastic certainly beats the old barn owl that frequents our area!

Craig said...

What a magnificent beast he is! Well done capturing him on photo!