Let's Hear it for the Tawny Owl

October 2, 2018

Updated: 24th October 2018

 

Here's an opportunity to get involved in a conservation project without leaving home, just by listening out for the call of the tawny owl.

 

The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) is asking you to spend a bit of time - twenty minutes a week maybe - on a 'hearing survey' of a nearby garden, park or woodland over the next six months, and help fill in a tawny owl map of the UK.

 

The tawny owl makes that classic t-wit t'woo call that many of us are familiar with from stories and games if not real life. And in fact, t-wit t-woo is the call and response between the fema