Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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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 […]

rehabilitating ernie the wild tanwy owl

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Rehabilitating Eric| Finding a Foster Family This is the story of a rescued tawny owl chick named Eric and how he is fostered by a family of wild owls. Rehabilitating Eric & Ernie | August Almost Time to Leave Home It’s almost time for Eric & Ernie to find territories of their own. In the meantime, they are toughening up alongside their foster siblings in the wild summer storms we’ve been experiencing here in Yorkshire […]

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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 […]

the best nest box for a tawny owl

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Each year tawny owls nest in my garden in boxes built especially for them and over the years I’ve learned what sort of box suits the species best and where to site it. I am often asked how to build a nest box to attract tawny owls and so I hope this post will help answer most questions. Where to site your tawny owl nest box Before you set about building a nest box, you […]

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I’ve been up late most nights finishing off new original paintings for an exhibition at my gallery in Thixendale. It’s been hard to concentrate because of a particularly raucous pair of tawny owls outside. It is ironic since paintings of these birds rank among the ‘natural treasures’ I have on display. Click here for more information about my exhibition: Natural Treasures  Natural Treasures: Noisy Tawny Owls The tawny owls live in the valley below my […]

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The relentless rain we’ve had this week reminds me of the day I had to rescue two chicks in the valley below my gallery after they got caught out in several days of rain. They had only just fledged and were soaked to the skin, their feathers stuck fast to their tiny bodies so that there was no way they could fly to safety. The wet owlets were in danger of getting perilously cold so […]

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I’ve been looking after a friend’s tawny owl while he has been in New Zealand. He was given to me in September, when some people found him starving in Birdsall. He was clearly a captive raised bird, that had either been released or had got lost. I fed him back to health, but didn’t really have the time or the space to look after him properly, as I’ve already got a pet barn owl ‘Fern’ […]


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