The camera below is on the High Plains Environmental Centers property in Loveland, Colorado. According to High Plains Environmental Natural Areas staff, Barn Owls have been in the area for several years.
The owls were using an old very small nest box that had never been cleaned. It was in rough shape and the owls needed something larger. Employees of the nature center built and placed the nest box that you see in the video.
Watch the Owls live below.
A pair of Barn Owls have been inside the box since the early morning of the 30th of March.
This year (2018), the female laid 9 eggs yet only 7 hatched.
On 16 June, members of CARRI banded the 7 owlets and the adult female from this box. This is why you can see silver bands on the owls legs.
**We would like to thank The High Plains environmental Center and Rise Broadband for their assistance with making this owl video possible. Without there generous donations, this video would not be possible. Thank You all very much!
*****This camera is powered by solar panels and a battery. At times this system goes down for a variety of reasons including cloudy days and power outages. The camera is often fixed up and running within a few days.
The camera on the left is the image inside the box and the camera on the right is the view inside the Barn that the box is attached too.
Each nesting season the public is invited to come and watch the Barn Owls being banded. The third photo is of the group of onlookers from 2017.