December 17, 2018

Hail Owl or Tawny Owl

It has been an extraordinarily wet summer and so it continues. Today was thunder and very heavy, thankfully short lived, hail showers. We are feeding the youngstock in the field (lots of poor quality grass is being supplemented by the arable silage we made earlier). To get to the point…

In the middle of the heaviest shower Ad put out a new bale of silage for the youngsters and came back rather wet. Then for whatever reason Melanie also went to check on them. To find, flat on its back, wings outstretched, the owl you see in the photograph – now recovering with veterinary help…
owl

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