Long-eared Owl

Asio otusTylluan GorniogIrregular visitor, formerly bred

Long-eared Owl – records

Asio otus – Tylluan Gorniog – Irregular visitor, formerly bred Earlier records are summarised in Long-eared Owl 1994 1994 – Singles at Rhodiad y Brenin 2, 16 and 17 Jan and at Treleddyd Farm 18 Oct. 1995 – Singles at Rhodiad-y-Brenin 19 Feb; Skomer 16 Aug 1996 – Two Rhodiad-y-Brenin 6 Jan 1997 – Seven […]

Long-eared Owl – 1994

Asio otus – Tylluan Gorniog – Irregular visitor, formerly bred Mathew (1894) regarded the Long-eared Owl as a scarce winter visitor and reported that “bird-stuffers” received a few occasionally. Lockley et al. (1949) said it was a scarce resident and noted breeding near Granant, at Solva, near St Dogmael’s and at Dowrog; the last breeding record was […]

Long-eared Owl – 1980s winter

Asio otus – Tylluan Gorniog – Irregular visitor, formerly bred The BTO winter atlas showed the 10km squares where Long-eared Owls were recorded during the winters of 1981-82, 1982-82 and 1983-84. The darker the colour, the higher the relative total count for each 10km square.  The darkest blue represents 2 birds seen in a day, the lighter […]