Blue House Farm Barn Owls 2022 (c) Essex Wildlife Trust

Link to 2021 thread

Live stream: https://www.essexwt.org.uk/wildlife/webcams/barn-owl

As with the 2020 season, barn owls did not use the box for breeding in 2021, will this year be different?

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In answer to that question, yes!

9 eggs laid: Incubation period is 30-31 days

  1. 30.3.22 (left uncovered/not fully incubated until egg #2 arrived so possibly non-viable)
  2. 18.4.22
  3. 20.4.22
  4. 22.4.22
  5. 24.4.22
  6. 27.4.22
  7. 29.4.22
  8. 1.5.22
  9. 3.5.22

Hatches:

1st chick - 21.5.21   2nd chick - 23.5.22   3rd chick - 24.5.22   4th chick - 26.5.22   5th chick - 29.5.22          6th chick - 2.6.22   7th chick - ???   8th chick - 5.6.22