There were 7 and now there are 5

by Aug 16, 2022News

The camera in the owl box at ECWRF has seen the laying of 7 eggs turn into 7 owlets growing white and then brown feathers. Len has been watching daily as have I and Len reports he believes the two largest owlets have fledged. There are 5 now in the box. It was pretty full of bodies crammed into the space, but now there is more room. The largest owlet likes hanging onto the ledge in the upper chamber where there is more room to exercise their wings. Parents have worked hard to keep them all alive.
Here is a short recent video:

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