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Three Owls

Three Barn Owls. Photo from one of my previous Barn Owl projects. They are three young owls I followed from egg to fledging. In the evening they would wait on the top of a large iron gate for the adult owls to come in with a vole. At times they would huddle together between feeds, but when an adult comes in it's a bun fight for the vole. The photo was taken just a week before they set off to find their own Devon valley.. This is the front cover photo on the 'Barn Owl Trusts' new book 'Barn Owl' Conservation Handbook.

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Taken on September 8, 2012