Here is some news that BORG (Bucks Owl & Raptor Group) has sent out by newsletter. In May Tawny owlets were found in one of the nesting boxes on the Commons and were ringed.
Latest Figures on Ringing 2017
Just to let you know how the group has done in the field RINGING up to 4th August.
BARN OWLS 96
TAWNY OWLS 21
LITTLE OWLS 3
The numbers above show that overall its been a good season for Tawny Owls, poor for Kestrels and very poor for Little Owls.
Barn Owl numbers are 24 below less than last year but their season is still active.