Whilst attempting to trap short-eared owls at Sharpley we also trapped a control barn owl. Last week I received the peperwork back from the BTO. We thought that this bird would be a locally ringed bird however it was infact ringed as a chick on the 15.07.09 near Wooler in Northumberland. That is a movement of 93km SSE. This movement may be part due to the severe winter weather that we have had over the last few years.