Little Owl captured sunbathing on Churchtown farmland Southport February 22nd, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Little Owl captured sunbathing on Churchtown farmland Southport A Little Own was snapped sunbathing on farmland on Churchtown Moss yesterday afternoon (Thursday 21st February 2013). The Little Owl is the smallest of our owls, being no bigger than a Starling in length. The best time to see one is in the evening, when birds will catch the last hour or so of the sunshine. Little Owls are birds of farmland, eating lots of worms and insects, which they catch while stomping about fields at night. They nest in holes in trees or sometimes in rabbit burrows. Occasionally Little Owls will move into a large nest box but they are more likely to be attracted to special nest boxes. (not like the one in the photograph!) Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!