The month of April often feels more like an appetizer than a main course in the world of birding. While we’re well past the late winter doldrums
Tag : Barn Owl
2022 has been off to a great start bird-wise. There's already been a life bird, an ABA bird, a state bird, various county birds, a 5MR bird, a yard
Now that we’re nearly a week into 2022, I’ve made a resolution for the new year to keep a more regular schedule posting here at Birds and Booze.
A Wild Unfurling. A wild unfurling of snow before Christmas jolts me back years. It provokes memories of working outdoors with horses & cows, in
Friday was on flat coastal fields at Cockerham, just south of Lancaster. Saturday a change of scene in the hills at Oakencolugh on the edge of
The Barn Owl and the Kestrel. One weekend morning, my phone rang, waking me at 7am. It was my husband, calling from our field-edge car park, on his
Blogger friend The Padre over in Grand Junction Colorado requested “more Barn Owls please.” Ever one to please I found another Barn Owl this
Last week saw a combination of rain, northerly winds and cold temperatures that conspired to prevent early migrants moving our way. Internet bird
We're near the end of our Linnet winter. To some, it may seem odd that wintering flocks are breaking up during the cold days of early March, but
Freeze-Thaw In their deeply frozen state, the hill, fields and woods are a blanched, pale, brownish beige. Just before sunset, I spring two
Facebook: Bird CamsAre you ready for the biggest battle in the animal kingdom? No, this fight isn't between tigers or lions... It's a mama owl vs.
I originally reserved this week’s featured wine for a Hallowe’en review that I never got around to writing. The 2013 ‘Tyto alba’ from
Just yesterday I learned that the Barn Owl (Tyto alba) is the only breeding bird found in New York that has been documented nesting in every month of
There’s good news. Ringers in England may go ringing again subject to following the constraints which apply to the public as a whole. It’s bad
An Oakenclough winter at 200 metres is often harsh where few but the hardiest birds stay over. Garden bird feeders hold the usual suspects but