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Yew View Tawny Box 2018

Mounted  high in a mature tree only 100m from the house, this tawny box is one from The Barn Owl Centre. It has been adapted slightly to accomodate a Vivitek HD camera. The box was also lined with some aged timber, to give a more natural looking image on the camera. There is a small amount of additional lighting in the box; white LED in the day, which switches to IR at night. This helps to achieve a good image both day and night and has not  worried the owls at all. The box was lined with a deep layer of wood chippings and sawdust. This is the 2nd year that this pair have nested here. Last year, they raised 2 owlets. This year, we have 3! This year, I also mounted a camera on the outside of the nest box. We also have another owl mansion at the other end of the garden. The male uses this as a roost sometimes.

Stats from this Box

 

 Egg 1 laid:

 Egg 2 laid:

 Egg 3 laid:

 

 

 

 

This YouTube Playlist will show all the footage captured from this nest box. The latest footage will appear first.

This box is at my Yew View site in Worcestershire; a site I manage for wildlife.

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You can follow my Blog Posts about this family HERE

 Egg 1 hatched: 6th April (am)

 Egg 2 hatched:6thApril(pm)

 Egg 3 hatched: 8th April (am)

 

 Owlet 1 branched:

 Owlet 2 branched:

 Owlet 3 branched: