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Sleepy owl naps with wedding rings as couple wait to woo

18 September 2013 Last updated at 22:25 BST

A wedding service was delayed when a ring-bearing owl fell asleep in the church roof.

Instead of landing on the groom's arm, Darcy the one-year-old barn owl flew into the church rafters for a nap at the nuptials in Sherston, Wiltshire.

Tim Wilcox spoke to Emily Warburton-Adams who caught the moment on camera.

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