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NEWS FEED: Wildlife

Barn Owl Cam – Waiting for the last owlet!

May 26th, 2017

In the past week we have seen 4 new arrivals in our barn owl box! The first was on Friday 19 May, the next on Sunday and the third on Tuesday 23. We are expecting the last owlet any moment now, keep an eye on our webcam for your chance to watch the moment it […]

Two chicks for our Barn Owls

May 22nd, 2017

Exciting news Over the weekend our Barn Owl Nest box cam has picked up that two of the four eggs have hatched into very small helpless looking¬†chicks in the Barn Owl nest box. The first chick hatched on Friday 19th May in the¬†evening. One of our avid watchers Sara managed to catch the moment. The […]

Barn Owls – Still waiting for chicks!

May 19th, 2017

Unfortunately, the egg which looked damaged last week, was rejected by the female. It is quite typical to find unhatched eggs when the chicks have hatched, so this is nothing to worry about. It may be that it was infertile, or it could have been accidentally damaged by the pair when they have been moving […]

Barn owls – waiting for chicks

May 11th, 2017

Barn owls – Live Feed Our Barn Owl pair have stopped laying with a total of five eggs (the same as last year). The incubating female spends less time moving around now, but you will still see her occasionally moving off the eggs to stretch and go to the toilet. The bond between them is […]

Otters are back on the Upper Rother

May 9th, 2017

New camera footage of two otters captured on the Upper Rother River in Hampshire has left South Downs National Park Rangers optimistic that the animals are making a determined return to the area. When a solitary otter was captured on a camera trap in September 2015 it was the first confirmed evidence of the animals […]

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