9th November 2004
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS ARE A HOOT!
Riseholme woman celebrating her 100th birthday is to have an owl box
put up at the
Mrs Adams, who has been a keen member of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) for around 30 years, often enjoys walks around Riseholme and wants to celebrate her birthday by putting a tawny owl box in a spot where she regularly visits.
The box will be supplied by Woodside Falconry in Langworth near Wragby.
“My mother has been a great bird lover for many years and we thought that this would be a nice way to celebrate her 100th birthday,” she said. “Friends and family will be visiting her throughout the week to celebrate the occasion.”
senior lecturer in Forestry at
“We are in the process of putting more owl boxes around Riseholme to increase the population of owls and other birds on the estate,” he said.
The owl box will be erected on a date to be confirmed. To arrange a photograph, please contact the press office.
For more information contact:
Matt Cross, Assistant Press Officer
(01522) 886625 firstname.lastname@example.org
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