In Dusk We Trust - Some Owling in Co.Durham, North East England, Great Britain
Leucistic Little Owl image copyright Hilary Chambers, Durham.

Saturday, 27 March 2010

Three dips

Tried The Gate again for a LRP, but no luck

They pop in & out on a regular but frustratingly sporadic basis - commuting between this pool & the breeding site (almost certainly their last year as its in the process of being reclaimed)

Moved down at the end of the day hoping to get a look at an Otter
Water running high, covering the bankside so not much chance
Dipper pair watched bobbing on a large Crack Willow limb, torn down horizontally & lurching violently in the chocolate swell.
Listened to the male singing loudly over the roar of the river & moved off to get in place for the last of the light.

Pulled up to hear 2 LO calling, one of them sat in enterance to Kes box
Shortly after BO lazily patrolling up the headlands, making a couple of dives before being lost to view.


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