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New Little Owl hide open for 2020

I hope that you are all well and staying safe. We are pleased to announce that after locating a new Little Owl nest site, in a fantastic old Willow Tree, we are now ready to invite our first guests. Due the Covid 19 we are using canvas hides that are suitably spaced at least two […]

Covid 19 – Hides closed for 2020 – May 2020

Hello all. Unfortunately due to these extraordinary times all the hides are closed until further notice. It is unlikely that we will be able to reopen this year as we are unable to monitor any of the nesting owls due to the current lockdown. Many thanks for your support over the last few years and […]

Little Owls still visiting the Hide 13th August 2019

The Little Owls and Owlets are still busy down at the hide. It looks like we have three owlets from this years clutch to boost the local population. We’ll keep the hide open for the next few weeks for anyone who would like a summer session with these fantastic birds. Best wishes Les

Owlets visiting the hide – 28th July 2019

After successfully fledging the three owlets are currently exploring their world and visiting the hide for fairly lengthy sessions during these balmy summer evenings. We are currently running photography shoots from 3pm to 7pm to catch the best of the light. Anyone interested can email Les: Les@hullnews.co.uk (don’t click the reply to this email it […]

Little Owl Owlets visiting the hide – 14th June 2019

Hi, It feels like we have been waiting for a long time for the Little Owl owlets to fledge their nest and visit the hide – yesterday it finally happened. This is one of the best times of the year to photograph these little characters. Anyone interested can call me on: 07971 546747. Cheers Les.

Tawny Owl feeding chick – 13th June 2019

The Tawny Owl Owlets have started branching and the parents are busy keeping up with their growing appetites. This video was taken today down in the wood. https://youtu.be/HWxvu6zLww4

Tawny Owl & Owlets – 4th June 2019

Today I had one of the best days up at the Tawny Owl wood. The Male bird was landing on all of the hide props to collect food and then return to feed the female, who in turn was feeding the owlets.  The owlets have been branching for sometime now and are getting closer to […]

Little Owls are fully active – 22nd May 2019

The Little Owls are now fully active and busy feeding four chicks. This is the best time of year for photographing these amusing birds as they are visiting the perches for long periods in order to feed their young. We still have hide spaces available over the bank holiday weekend.

9th May 2019 – Tawny Owl in Flight

The Tawny Owls are showing well during the afternoon sessions down at the woodland hide. They are busy feeding their fast growing chicks. These fantastic flight pictures were captured by Paul Wray a couple of days ago.

Tawny Owls hunting during the daytime – 4th May 2019

The Tawny Owls are now feeding two chicks which means that they are out hunting and visiting the hide during the daytime. This is the only time of year that they will appear in the daylight. Last year this behaviour lasted until the chicks fledged the box in mid summer. We are running afternoon photography […]