…is I get to see Barn Owls on a regular basis. They surely have to be the country’s most beautiful bird – I got to hold on at a hawk centre a few years back, and the subtle shades of colour of their feathers close up are just stunning.
This one was sitting on the hay feeder in the paddock next to our garden this morning. I’ve tried to catch it on camera before but usually the light has been too low, and its been to twitchy. My eldest called me away from my breakfast for this one – not that there was any competition.