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Old Thursday 25th October 2007, 12:33   #1
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owls in the north east

is there anywhere in the north east of england where any member of the owl family shows up regularly.
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Old Thursday 25th October 2007, 15:01   #2
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is there anywhere in the north east of england where any member of the owl family shows up regularly.
Is there a particular species you are looking for? All 5 can be seen fairly easily in the NE. Where abouts in Tyne and Wear are you located?


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Old Friday 26th October 2007, 07:16   #3
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Is there a particular species you are looking for? All 5 can be seen fairly easily in the NE. Where abouts in Tyne and Wear are you located?


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All 5? Not all 6? Oh dear, here we go again....

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Old Friday 26th October 2007, 09:47   #4
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There are several sites in Durham where the 5 common species are regular. Durham has 40+ pairs of Long-eareds, 300+ pairs of Little Owls and a fairly healthy population of Barn Owls. Updates on the annual owl surveys are in the DBC magazine and often mentioned on the Durham thread on Birdforum.
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Old Friday 26th October 2007, 18:35   #5
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little owls

get your self down to trow quarry there is a pair of little owls there. they sit in the tree on the rock face. look closely but dont go to close. they are aways there but sometimes go into the rocks when disturbed
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get your self down to trow quarry there is a pair of little owls there. they sit in the tree on the rock face. look closely but dont go to close. they are aways there but sometimes go into the rocks when disturbed
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Last winter there was 2/3 seo on the leas about 200 yards from the littles.
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A pair of Bran owl show really well at Cresswell and Druridge pools.
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Little Owls in Marsden Ouarry,Trow Quarry Tawny Owls in Castle Eden Dene ,Hawthorn Dene,Cherry Knowle Dene, SE Owls ,Teeside ,Rainton Meadows,LE Owls at Hurworth Burn Reservoir,Barn Owls sometimes seen round Boldon Flats and Cleadon.
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A pair of Bran owl show really well at Cresswell and Druridge pools.
Here's one of them
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here is my son liam with a ill fated little owl at eastgate in july fighting off the midges..owl had been ran over!
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Hi,
On my regular trips "back home" I often find SEO along the Harthope Valley and anywhere on the coast. LEO I can see at the Kielder raptor watch point. Barn Owls at Cresswell. Little Owls at Felton and Druridge. The easiest Tawnies I think are in Blyth cemetry and Whitley Bay cemetry.
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Last winter there was 2/3 seo on the leas about 200 yards from the littles.

About 4 years ago there was also a pair of Tawnies same place, have not seen them for a couple of years now.
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Old Friday 9th November 2007, 20:53   #13
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is there anywhere in the north east of england where any member of the owl family shows up regularly.
hi Matthallsee Durham Birding in Local Patch Section.....
All 5 owl ssp in Houghton-le-Spring area this week.
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