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Hi guys thanks for letting me join I've got a question I've been out today and come across what I think was 2 long eared owls just wondering is there any record ov a pair in Kent
Hi pjones and welcome to the forum on behalf of the staff and moderators. I think you will find us a friendly and helpful group. Sorry can’t help with this question as I live in the U.S.
I live in Kent I went out for a walk in aold forest near me I was told someone had released a long eared owl but thing is there was 2 together that's why I thought I'd ask
Hi pjones and a warm welcome from me too.

I'm sure you will enjoy it here and I hope to hear about all the birds you see when out and about.
No reason to release Long-eared Owls unless it is a wildlife rehabilitation. They are a native species and I feel sure they will be present in Kent. My gut feeling remains that they are however not a species you are likely to bump into by chance; on the balance of probabilities you are more likely to find a pair of Tawny Owls in a wood than Long-eared Owls. Any details of just what you saw (don’t give any details that could identify the site)?
At least on the continent, LEOs are not uncommon in and around settlements (provided they're not being bothered, of course), whereas Tawny Owl is more likely in large parks and the most common type of owl in forests.

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