Friday, 17 February 2012

Eagle Owl



On Thursday 16th went to Timsbury to help Mike Bailey with the magazine. Following Mike's directions soon found th escaped Eagle Owl, which has been in the village for a week or so.
As I was the only birder on site an HTV southwest crew with David Westwood latched onto me and I found myself being interviewed and featuring on last nights local news.
Unfortunately I missed the dramatic recapture of the bird by falconers. Apparently the bird drew blood pecking its captor's head.



Phillip

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