Shortie Success

July 29, 2018 at 5:14 pm

The warm, dry, sunny weather of this summer has provided exceptional conditions for breeding Short Tailed Field Voles. The knock-on effect is that Short Eared Owls have been breeding all over the Pennines, although some will have lost their young in the two devastating fires. However, many have been successful and this weeks photo is of a hunting male. One of his young is featured in the gallery and was very aggressive when I approached for a photograph. click here