one heard during a night survey, mixed oak wood
Heard calling, probably from city park to the west.
Just flew over the house.
Part-fledged juvenile on Waen Ddu raised bog. After a couple of minutes it flew back to roost in the Hawthorn at the edge of the bog.
Craig y Cilau National Nature Reserve, Powys, Wales, UK.
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...