Rupert, a Siberian/Turkmenian eagle owl, is the son of Boris, a Western Siberian Eagle Owl. He was hatched in 1992 and he is a big favourite with the visitors as he can be seen regularly on the mews with the other hand-tame owls.
The stories of his younger days are extremely amusing but would fill up the whole website. His appearance is very similar to Boris, and he has on occasions been Boris’ double.
His character is friendly, and he can be heard hooting, especially when returning to his perch.
Here is the name of our lovely chap: