Monday, May 25, 2009

Ural Owls

Here I am in the Bukk Hills in Hungary, guiding a group of UK birders. Bird of the day today ? No, not that close Lesser Spotted Eagle, nor that family of Middle Spotted Woodpeckers... but Ural Owl. After a hard day searching the forests in warm weather, a regular site of mine for this impresive owl came up with the goods. Two adults swooping through the beech trees and one of them landing in full view below the canopy...

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