26 February 2015

On this day (February 26th)............................................


February 26th 2012

A Ural Owl in Onuma 3 years ago today. There are several holes where they appear in winter and this was a nice one close to the road. As the holes are invariably in dead trees their homes have a limited life.............this tree has since fallen and the Owls can no longer use it.

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  1. He looks so comfy in that hole. Great shot.

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    1. I hope he found an equally comfy one after this tree toppled over..................

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  2. I well remember this series of shots... it's a pity the tree has fallen - like the owls you'll have to find another one !

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    1. There was another one last year actually but it became so well known the Owl was disturbed and stopped using it. I saw one woman go right up to the tree with an iphone and the Owl flew off. The tree was eventually cordoned off with police style tape but by then it was too late...................

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    2. She was a youngish woman with what looked like her mother. They parked their car at the entrance of a small parking area blocking everyone else in. Naturally they left the engine running and the stereo blasting out crappy J-pop. They then walked right up to the tree where the Owl was sleeping squawking and giggling taking photos with their iphones (with flash of course)...................

      Idiots. Complete and utter idiots.

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