Two chicks on ledge in barn.
Observed 11:30 Am.
Adult left when I entered.
Chicks hissed and beak snapped.
I stayed only short time
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917
San Juan del Río, Querétaro
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos
Barely visible within nesting box. Known location. Reportedly incubating 8 eggs.
Long distance shot. Adding for record keeping.
In a nest box. Just too adorable!
The barn owl (Tyto alba) is the most widely distributed species of owl, and one of the most widespread of all birds. It is also referred to as the common barn owl, to distinguish it from other species in its family, Tytonidae, which forms one of the two main lineages of living owls, the other being the typical owls (Strigidae). The barn owl is found almost everywhere in the world except polar and desert regions, Asia...