Sunday, 4 March 2018

Shortie on Cors Caron

In the first week of Feb I found a pellet on the North boardwalk Cors Caron which contained what looked like a horn nail.  Later I realised it could be the hind nail of a small duck.
I discussed it with Dave Anning at RSPB Ynys Hir and he agreed that a Short Eared Owl could take a small duck such as a teal.
Today in the glorious late afternoon sunshine Silke spotted a large raptor over the rushy field by the Cutting which on further inspection was a Shortie hunting relentlessly.
I suspect it has been on the bog for longer!
Unfortunately not a camera of any sort between us!