Friday, 12 August 2011

Garden Tawny Owl

I decided to do a little garden birding today and only after a few minutes of scanning I came across a dark stump like silhouette of something high in the Cedar tree in our front Garden.  It was instantly recognisable when I lifted my bins to my eyes to reveal a rufous type Tawny Owl.  The excitement of encountering one in our front garden roosting was both amazing and a privilege, hopefully it'll return in future (although having said that it's still present now).

Tawny Owl, what an amazing bird to add to my garden list, easily one of the best

A little digital enhancement of the same photo by Jack Fearnside of the Herts Bird Club

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