Before investing in a quality barn owl nesting box from Barn Owl Boxes, it is important for you to consider all possibilities. What if your job takes you to another part of the country in the next few years? Can you move your barn owl box to another location?
The great thing about barn owls is that they are present almost everywhere, so a move to another location does not mean you will lose the ability to enjoy barn owl nesting wherever you go. While barn owls live primarily in temperate climates, they live in both colder and warmer areas as well. In fact, barn owls are found on every continent including on islands. Barn owls tend to avoid deserts, mountainous areas and tropical rain forests. Read More
Setting up a barn owl nesting box from Barn Owl Boxes is a great way to enjoy nature, but how do you know if the owls have taken over your box and are actually using it? If you choose a barn owl box that has an infrared camera, you can see for yourself the miracle of a barn owl life cycle. However, if you simply have a wooden barn owl box with no camera, you may not know if the family has taken up residence. You may also want to know if there are other barn owls in the vicinity of your property. Read More
What makes owls such wonderful predators? Most people think it is their eyesight, but their wing design has a great deal to do with it as well.
Owls are able to fly in a hushed and almost eerie silence, swooping down on their prey noiselessly. They are able to do this from relatively great heights, thanks to their aerodynamically designed wings and feathers. Barn Owl Boxes, a company that makes custom, quality barn own nesting boxes, shares some information about the owl’s wing design so that you can better understand how these fascinating creatures have become such successful hunters. Read More
Most people choose to install a barn owl box for three reasons. First, they want to help protect this noble and beautiful species. Second, they want free and environmentally sound rodent control around their homes. Third, they want to witness for themselves the miracle of the barn owl life cycle from birth to adulthood.
In order to see barn owls roosting or nesting, it is important that you choose the right barn owl box. Barn Owl Boxes offers several models, some of which include infrared cameras so that you can feed the images directly to your computer and your whole family can enjoy watching the barn owls in action! Read More
We all know that man’s erosion of wildlife habitat has had a direct impact on some species. However, did you know that barn owls can also be endangered by climate change? Recent articles published in Great Britain’s wildlife journals indicate a fear that the unseasonably cold winters and wet springs the nation has experienced for the past several years may decimate native barn owl populations in that area of the world. It is not a stretch to believe it could happen here as well. Read More
Many people are amazed when they learn how easy natural rodent control can be with a pair of barn owls on their property. They may be even more amazed when they learn just how simple it is to install Barn Owl Boxes for free, permanent rodent control without pesticides or chemicals! Read More
barn owlsIf you have a barn owl box on your property, you may be asking some questions for the winter such as: do barn owls migrate? If they leave, will they return? If they stay, how do they survive the winter? Is there anything I need to do to help them? Read More
Do you have owls cruising around your neighborhood but you are never really sure what species they are? Are you considering a barn owl box and want to know more about the inhabitants you hope to attract? Here are some fun facts about barn owls to whet your appetite for studying them through the lens of the barn owl box. When you install Barn Owl Boxes on your property, you attract these fascinating creatures and can view their entire life cycle from hatching to adulthood. Read More
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