It's an owlet

28 Mar 2011

Both mother and chicks are doing well. Eggshell was first seen late on the 24th but the female didn't leave the box until the late evening on the 25th, when two young were seen for the first time. The third youngster hatched sometime during the day on the 26th, leaving just one egg. The male will continue to be the sole provider for at least the next two weeks, whilst the female continues to brood the young. Watch the video