Xmas Lunch

December 28, 2018 at 9:40 pm


On Christmas eve, flying against the back-drop of Manchester flats, my local Barn Owl is carrying its lunch back to the barn to devour. This was its second attempt as 30 minutes before this it had been dispossessed of its vole by the local Kestrel! Not every pair of Barn Owls hunt during the day and before I was able to obtain todays distant photos I had to endure twelve hours hidden away under hedges hoping for some sun and Owl activity. And to think that all this may be a distant memory next year if the Greater Manchester Spacial Development Plan goes ahead. click here