Lily was born in 2018 and is the youngest member of our team (and probably the loudest!) She has a lot of character and with that amazing 'look' she gives you, she acts like she can take on the world.
LITTLE OWL FACTS
Temperate and warmer parts of Europe, Asia east to Korea, and North Africa. It was introduced into Britain at the end of the nineteenth century and into the South Island of New Zealand in the early twentieth century.
Farmland, woodland fringes, steppes and semi-deserts.
Insects, earthworms, other invertebrates and small vertebrates.
Up to 16 Years
Average 3 Years
Cavity nester and a clutch of about four eggs is laid in spring. The female does the incubation and the male brings food to the nest, first for the female and later for the newly hatched young. As the chicks grow, both parents hunt and bring them food, and the chicks leave the nest at about seven weeks of age.
Did you know?
The little owl is partly diurnal and often perches boldly and prominently during the day. If living in an area with a large amount of human activity, little owls may grow used to humans and will remain on their perch, often in full view, while people are around.
The British Bird Of Prey Centre
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We have been closed since the end of March due to COVID-19. This is a very difficult time for us all. Although we will be reopening on 6th July we have lost most of the season and our visitor income from this period usually sees us through the winter. If you would like to support our Centre please make a donation here.