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Excellent stay overnight in a hide in Lincolnshire to use flash on local wildlife. I stayed in it from 4PM to 9 AM overnight and played a waiting game with some flashes set up. Not long after dark the Tawny Owls started hooting all around, and one flashed past the post at about 10 PM.

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Then y ou could here a noise like a baby crying coming from the pond, a young Otter calling to its mum that it wanted fish, and then there it was, adult Otter fishing in the pond for 10mins.

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The Heron landed in the pond around midnight which was a surprise, but gave a nice reflection before it went. At about 1.30AM the hooting started again, and a Tawny owl landed on the post for a few seconds, amazing sight.

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The otter briefly appeared again not long after, then nothing until at 5.15AM the owl was back with a mouse and devoured it before flying off. In the morning the Kingfisher came in and did some fishing to finish a long session off, very tired but worth it to see some amazing wildlife in action.  

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