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Friday, 1 August 2014

A Barn Owl's first flight

Some remarkable footage of one of the first flights of a young Barn Owl. One of a brood of four, she is about 65 days old and ready for the off. Lots of wing-flapping, a final check of distance and bearing and she's off...

Barn Owl fledgling's first flight. Nest box in Co. Kerry (Filmed under licence from NPWS: M.O'Clery).