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More baby barn owl pictures!
Hi everyone! How are you? I thought I would share some more pictures of the baby barn owls! For the longest time we weren't sure what the barn owls were doing - but we saw the adults taking in food so we were pretty sure they were feeding young. The Rye Meads Ringing Group decided to...
11 Jul 2012
Barn owl update - two babies!
The Rye Meads Ringing Group went out and ringed the baby barn owls on site! Here we have the two baby barn owls - the first time in over 50 years we've had breeding barn owls at Rye Meads! We werent even sure the pair were breeding at first - but here they are nearly ready to fledge! (More pictures...
9 Jul 2012
Barn Owl Watch - Sunday 6 May
Good morning! I hope that you are all well. I just wanted to let you all the know about a fabulous Barn Owl Watch that is happening tomorrow - Sunday 6 May. On Sunday 6 May, the Lapwing hide will open from 8-9.30 pm so we can try and get a lovely view of the barn owls hunting over the meadow...
5 May 2012
Barn Owl Watch
Today's Barn Owl Watch didn't go so well... The barn owls didn't come out until 10 minutes after everyone had left! Oops! Next week ( Sunday 1 April ) we are going to have another Barn Owl Watch from 5-8.15 pm. The reserve will be open to walk round until 7pm, and then after 7pm...
25 Mar 2012
Reminder: tomorrow's barn owl watch
Afternoon all, How are you? Are you enjoying your weekend? I just wanted to give you all a quick reminder about tomorrows Barn Owl Watch . The Lapwing and Draper hides will be staying open until 6.30 pm ( the reserve opens as usual at 10am, and the rest of the reserve will be closing at 5...
17 Mar 2012
Today's barn owl watch and what been going on this week
I'm back! Did you miss me? I've been on holiday for a week but all will be back to normal from Monday! So, tonight is one of our Barn Owl Watches ! So far one of the pair has been sitting in a tree since about 4.30 pm! Great stuff! Next weekend, on Sunday 18 March, the Draper and Lapwing...
10 Mar 2012
Barn owls watch - new dates announced
Afternoon! We've stayed open until 6.30 pm for a couple of days, to try and spot the barn owls , and we've been asked to run some more! No guarantees we'll spot these amazing creatures! So I am delighted to announce that the Draper and Lapwing hides will be open until 6.30 pm on Sunday...
29 Feb 2012
Barn owls - info, pics and more!
Hello again! You may know that we have a couple of barn owls onsite! We've stayed open until 6.30 pm over the past three Sunday's (well the Draper and Lapwing hides are open the rest of the reserve is closed), with the hope that we will see these stunning birds. It's very exciting...
27 Feb 2012
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