In Dusk We Trust - Some Owling in Co.Durham, North East England, Great Britain

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Asio interaction 2 & 3. / Pics

cant be arsed to write these up in detail :-

#2 :
comes from The Gin Trap Ninja :-
adult Long-eared capturing a Reed Bunting & releasing it alive for one of its fledged young to have a pounce at.

#3:
comes from Yours truly :-
adult Long-eared following an adult Barn Owl for 10 mins. Followed every twist & turn, stopped on 3 occassions when Barnie perched up, no vocalisations, no harrassment or attacking - it was as if it was waiting for the Barn to catch something for it.

Heres a couple of this years images from J.Clarke over in Ireland :-
fine adult bird. J.Clarke.

2 in nest - J.Clarke.

1 comment:

Richard Pegler said...

Must have been fascinating to watch the LEO following the BO - what a sight!!