Thursday, March 22, 2012
BarredOwl - Leesville
Leesville Owls is a nest box camera in the Leesville Township in central North Carolina.
The Barred Owl (Strix varia) is a large typical owl native to North America. It goes by many other names, including Eight Hooter, Rain Owl, Wood Owl, and Striped Owl, but is probably best known as the Hoot Owl based on its call. The most common mnemonic device for remembering the call is "Who cooks for you, who cooks for you all."
The Barred Owl has been known to live up to 10 years in the wild and 23 years in captivity.
Eggs should began hatching around 23 March.
1st egg laid Feb. 21, 2nd Feb. 23, 3rd Feb. 28, 2012