The village I live in has one of the best pubs in the world. It might have a limited beer selection and few seats, but what it lacks in this area it makes up for in owls. On many a single evening, I have seen a barn owl quartering a field, a little owl perched on a wire, and a tawny owl observing me from a tall tree - all from the comfort of an outdoor table with a beer. On evenings like the ones we've had recently, does it get any better?

This barn owl shot, sent in by Nature's Home reader Jim Downes, is bathed in golden sunlight - much like the golden beer that accompanies it on a summer evening.

Photo courtesy of Jim Downes

Thanks for sending it in, and have a sun-bathed weekend everyone!

Jack

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