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Eider down as owls struggle to find food

Bird notes


The cool wet weather which had been a feature of July and August continued into September. In fact, there was even more rain in September than there had been in July or in August. This September was wetter than the same month last year.

It is difficult to know the impact of this on our local birds but owls in particular struggled to find food.

One young long-eared owl was fortunate when it was found drenched and underweight by the local vet. Ten days later it was feeding itself and was fit enough to return to the wild.

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