This tawny owl (Strix aluco) flew down and stuck its head down a vole hole. It had a poke around then bobbed up and flew off.
We assume the vole escaped. Almost as good as Springwatch!
Now we know there is one (or possibly a pair) in the wood we’ll listen out for their distinctive toowit-toowoo call: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BR2Ivk_EFA