Wild Barn Owl Mum Takes on Foundlings

I have discovered that the instinct to nurture and protect young is so fiercely ingrained in birds of prey that it is possible to get them to act as surrogate mothers and raise chicks that are not their own.     Fostering Owl Chicks This year, I have successfully re-homed kestrel, barn owl and tawny owl chicks that have been found and handed in to me, putting them back into wild nests. Now wildlife rehabilitation … Continue reading Wild Barn Owl Mum Takes on Foundlings