An owl's hoot tub in my garden

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An owl's hoot tub in my garden

Postby Robert Fuller » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:02 am

As temperatures continue to hit record levels here in UK, a pair of tawny owls are using my garden pond as their own personal ‘hoot tub’. The owls return nightly – and unusually also in broad daylight – to swim, drink and bathe in the pond.
Follow the link below to see them as they dip. If owls could be said to be washing under their armpits, I’d say these do! Look how they fluff out their feathers and give themselves a good scrub! They have continued to bathe in my pond throughout the prolonged summer heat wave. I’ve even got footage of one owl swimming a length!

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