Rpbert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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the best nest box for a tawny owl

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Each year tawny owls in my garden nest in boxes built especially for them. Over the years I’ve learned what sort of box suits the species best and where to site it. Tawny owls begin courting in winter As I step out of my back door here is a hard frost underfoot. Above the stars twinkle and, in spite of the cold, I can hear the call of a male tawny owl. I know it […]

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Welcome to my ‘tawny owl cam’ where I collate the best clips of tawny owls from cameras hidden inside and outside my nest boxes. I’ve had a pair of tawny owls nesting in a row of sycamore trees in the valley just below my garden for many years now and each year they bring their newly fledged brood to feed from my bird table. But it is only since I installed the nest cams that […]

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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 photographed this tawny owl roosting in its hole on Millington Pastures. It often sits there – a dusting of snow made the picture.As I drove on I spotted another tawny owl closer to the road. It’s so unusual in the daytime to see a tawny owl close up, I thought I had struck gold. But when I focussed my camera the owl’s right eye was clearly badly injured. I tried catching the owl but […]


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