Barn owls – information

Male Barn owls is looking for a place for nesting. When he picked up a suitable “platform” for building a nest, he starts shouting loudly to the female to see if this place is suitable for incubating future chicks. If the female agrees with the choice of the gentleman, then they proceed to mating.

A female of Barn owl lays eggs in a built-in nest. Usually, the masonry consists of 4 to 6 eggs. A little more than a month continues the process of incubation. After the end of the incubation period, little owl appear. They are covered in soft white fluff. The sight of small nestlings of a barn owl is very funny and even awkward.

During the first three months of the year, the babies are next to their parents, and then they leave the family nest and begin an independent life.

It is known that all owls, including barn owls, are excellent mousetraps. For us and people, these birds provide invaluable services – they exterminate mice that not only can gnaw through the hole in the wall of the house, but also carry the dangerous diseases. Therefore, we should say nature to many thanks for these orderlies and try to keep their population on our planet.