Owls - update

Home » News » Owls - update
tawny_owl

Following our feature on Ollie the Owl last month, another resident writes...

We were very pleased to hear of the sightings of another barn owl quartering the field behind Henbury Rise, especially since we know one was attacked and killed by a buzzard, last year.

We have had a barn owl box on a pole on our field boundary, (as advised by a member of the Chesire Barn owl Trust ) for several years, but to date it has sadly only been used by wood pigeons/squirrels.

Happily, we also have tawny owls in Henbury. Residents of Andertons lane have regularly heard them calling during the evening over the last month. We haven't heard of a sighting of a little owl lately but one has been seen in the village in the not too distant past.

More news from Henbury

Watering Can
Henbury Webteam: Tue 17 Jul

United Utilities have asked us to cascade information about the hosepipe ban on the way for householders in the North West.This applies to domestic householders only.We've all been enjoying the lovely, hot weather but the lack of rain and high demand for water means our reservoirs are now lower than we'd like them to be at this time of year.That's why a hosepipe ban will be...

Last Import   9 of 20
Henbury Webteam: Fri 06 Jul 6:02am

Henbury Millennium Green Trust is looking for someone to join it as a new Trustee. You don't need to have any particular qualifications other than a wish to protect, maintain and develop this valuable community green space for the benefit of ALL the community. We're particularly keen to get someone involved whose interest lies with the young families of the village because this is a...

St Thomas Church Summer
Henbury Webteam: Thu 05 Jul

Message from the Vicar of St Thomas' Church, Henbury — Tim RobinsonAs I was thinking about what to write for "July from the Vicarage", I came across this thought:Don't start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday.Every day is a fresh start, a new beginning..... The first day of the rest of your life. Very wise advice, I think, but maybe not that easy to...