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Badgers on Night Watch: Art Print by Robert E Fuller

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As the clocks turn back this weekend, I for one won’t be sorry. I love being out in the dark listening for wildlife in the gloom. This is when the landscape turns monochrome and strangely beautiful and when I experience my closest encounters with wildlife. This is a time when my hearing becomes my primary sense and my landscape becomes my soundscape. After a lifetime of watching wildlife on a daily basis I’m already fairly attuned […]

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This is the extraordinary story of an only barn owl chick whose lonely, chequered, life was recorded on cameras hidden inside her nest. Read on for an owl drama that, looked at from a human perspective, spans love, loss, and even murder! Of course as a barn owl, all this is normal! Live Cameras in my Art Studio  Next to my drawing board sits a bank of TV screens streaming live footage from inside animal […]

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Barn Owl Chicks: The Facts Hatching & Early Development Like many ‘baby’ birds, barn owlets are naked and ugly after they first hatch. But they quickly develop a very thin covering of down and by five weeks of age they get their characteristic heart-shaped face. At this age they are also very playful. Like kittens, they run, jump, pounce, hiss and move their heads in the most comical manner, even turning their heads upside down. […]

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Barn Owl Paintings Barn owls are my favourite birds of prey and I have painted them more than any other. My artwork is informed by watching barn owls in the wild and on cameras hidden inside their nests. Click here to go to my barn owl nest camera Scroll down to see my barn owl painting collection and of course, if you are interested in any buying any of my prints, follow the links in […]

barn owls facts

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I’ve learned a lot about barn owls over years of studying them for my paintings and so I’ve listed the essential barn owl facts for you here. Barn Owl (Tyto Alba) Barn Owl Facts: Appearance The sight of a barn owl gliding over hedgerows is an iconic countryside image. Known as white owls, barn owls have pure white underbellies, golden, buff-coloured wings, and heart-shaped faces. Barn Owl Facts: Size These beautiful white owls are medium-sized […]

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This blog follows the lives of a barn owl family living in my garden in North Yorkshire and is taken from the best of video clips from live nest cameras. Live Streaming You can now watch this nest box live on my YouTube Channel CLICK HERE TO WATCH (If you don’t have access to YouTube you can see it on Facebook, Robert E Fuller, from 12-1pm GMT every day or for longer views consider becoming […]

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Most evenings I see a barn owl float silently across the darkening sky above my gallery in Thixendale. It is a heartening sight and has inspired many a painting.  It’s been a good year for barn owls This year these owls have done really well thanks to record numbers of their favourite food, voles. Their breeding success is remarkable when you consider all the factors that need to be in place for these beautiful white […]

barn owl chicks fly

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The three barn owl chicks are now flying free and the parent birds are sitting on a new clutch! Read on to watch their first flights.  From the beginning: Click here to read the full story of this barn owl family July 2019 Barn Owl Chicks Fly Free First flights and a new brood The barn owl chicks have fledged. My cameras caught all the action as they prepared for their first flights, flapping their […]

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Many of the limited edition owl art prints in this collection feature owls living in my garden. I favour a detailed style to capture the individual character of these magnificent birds. Barn Owl Art Prints Barn owls are my favourite owls. I love the way they glide over grassy fields or perch silently on fence posts with their white feathers glowing against the evening sky.   Barn Owl On Lookout | Limited Edition Print | […]

owl in heatwave

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As temperatures across the UK soar to record highs, heating up the countryside in the day and bringing dramatic thunderstorms at night, the owls in my garden are developing strategies to cope. So far the tawny owls are cooling off in my garden ponds, and their chicks have even adopted my daughters’ paddling pool to bathe in, but the barn owls are more unsettled – especially by the thunder. The family of tawny owls living in […]

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