Hate owls. Standing under the tree they are calling from - seeing nothing... :/
descending hooooooooo, 2 hoots, then descending hoooooooo
This was repeated about 20 times within a half hour, at about 21:00. Calling from woods next to the Carriage House.
Unfortunately I didn't see the owl itself; only the feather it left behind.
Family calling around 23:00 onwards
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...