Refuge from the Crows

 

Owl in Nest Box  (28K)This owl took refuge in the nest box to escape a flock of crows. It is seen looking up through the door as crows swarm around outside. After a few minutes rest, it threatened the crows with loud beak snapping (65K audio file) and jumped up to perch in the door. Unable to attack from the sides or rear, the crows soon gave up and departed. The owl then flew away in peace.

 

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