Older owlets two weeks old

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Wed, 27.04.2016 - 14:57
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Tawny owl chcks
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Tawny owl       Kodukakk        Strix aluco

 

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Time flies. The trio that hatched on the night of April 12 has become two weeks old. The last owlet, that hatched 4 days later, cannot even out the difference in development; for tawny owls as for many other species the strongest individuals stay alive..

Owl mum Klaara no longer covers the young in the night, they must become hardened. Of course the food need grows by each day. The adults have managed nicely despite the changeable weather.

A couple of weeks more we can follow the nest life of the tawny owls

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