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Another Barn Owl Brood

Nearly forty years ago when Leonard re-roofed our barn he hung an old galvanized bucket high in the rafters. Every year since a pair of barn owls (Tyto alba) has raised a brood in the bucket. A couple times no … Continue reading

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First 2014 Owlet

In the late spring Leonard and I anxiously watch an old, galvanized bucket hung in the rafters of our barn (Modoc County CA). Each year, for as long as I can remember, a pair of barn owls (Tyto alba) raises … Continue reading

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Fledgling Barn Owls

The last several nights a fledgling barn owl (Tyto alba) has been sitting in the cottonwood trees next to our bedroom window. This young owl is the oldest of the five barn owls hatched in our barn this season (Lookout CA). … Continue reading

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Two Down

Another update on the baby barn owls (Tyto alba) in our barn (Lookout CA): About a week ago I mentioned that one of the four owlets hatched in the bucket in our barn had fallen out of the nest and was being raised … Continue reading

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Owl Chick Update

It already happened!! I mentioned two days ago that at least one of the four barn owl (Tyto alba) chicks in our barn would probably fall out of their bucket nest. It happened sooner than I expected. One little owlet … Continue reading

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Owlets

Our barn (Lookout CA) is used, so the resident barn owls (Tyto alba) are accustomed to human activity. When the owls hear someone approach or the doors open, they fly to the high rafters and remain there, silently staring, until the … Continue reading

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