One way that humans can help endangered bird species is by providing protected shelter. Most bird species are very hardy when they have a safe place to live and raise their young, so providing shelter for them can be a great way to help protect these animals. Read More
A recent article in the BBC discusses the findings of a team of Swiss scientists that suggests that barn owl baby behavior may be much more complex than initially believed. In fact, the scientists note that they think barn owl siblings may be negotiating for food rather than fighting by giving certain calls that are recognized by their litter mates.
The findings of the study were published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. The study notes that barn owls, species Tyto alba, are one of the most widespread animals in the world, found in every continent but Antarctica. The average clutch of eggs contains four to six, although up to 12 is not unheard of. Read More
Watching barn owls live through an entire life cycle is an experience you will never forget. Barn owls are fascinating creatures, and being able to watch them from the time they hatch until they leave the nest and become adult predators is an exercise in wonder. A barn owl nesting box with an included camera is one of the best ways to observe the entire life cycle of the barn owl easily. Read More