Saturday, 18 July 2015

Long-eared Owls

Members have reported hearing the call of long-eared owl chicks this summer in Bailieborough.
These birds are easier heard than seen as their plumage is ideal camouflage for them. 
Find out more here...birdwatchireland LongearedOwl

Listen to an adult long-eared owl here..rspb longearedowl
Here is a video link to their chicks calling; a sound described as a "squeaky gate"!

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Lough Gowna, Wednesday evening. Fish on the menu!

Thanks to Clare for this great series of photos!