Short-eared Owls Part 1

February 14th, 2014

These owls migrate to the UK in the winter and their numbers vary each year, there have been very few reported this year. I have made many visits to this site and seen them hunting for voles in the rough grass. When concentrate in a small area they compete for food, and sometimes mid-air fights break out. The best time to see them is in the late afternoon, but not easy to photograph them in the low light.