Escucha y observado
sentito canto, ore 23 circa
sitting in a fork of an oaktree exactly the same color as the bark of the old tree. I discovered it because all the other birds sounded the tocsin and the Eichelhäher did fly several times from above down to the Waldkauz to make it leave. But it was not disturbed at all by all the warning around.
The Tawny Owl or Brown Owl (Strix aluco) is a stocky, medium-sized owl commonly found in woodlands across much of Eurasia. Its underparts are pale with dark streaks, and the upperparts are either brown or grey. Several of the eleven recognised subspecies have both variants. The nest is typically in a tree hole where it can protect its eggs and young against potential predators. This owl is non-migratory and highly territorial. Many young birds starve if...