Mick Taylor / January 2020 – vol. 113, issue 1, pp 55 At about 15.20 hrs on 17th June 2018, I was watching a Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus hunting over mixed Heather Calluna vulgaris and Purple Moor-grass Molinia caerulea moorland in north Derbyshire. Initially, it was quartering the ground using the usual ‘flap-and-glide’ method, but this suddenly changed when it flushed a Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis. The owl started chasing the pipit in a man... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.