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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Ferruginous_Pygmy-Owl

Glaucidium brasilianum

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This little Owl has a reputation for luring small birds (and not so small birds) with its repetitive call.  It measures a mere 16cm and is found in wooded areas and sometimes in private gardens. It is streaked brown and white all over and generally has a black tail although there are browner morphs.

It has large talons and can take relatively large birds as well as amphibians, small reptiles and insects.

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