The owlets have hatched!

This owl cam is on the same Spotted Eagle Owl (Bubo africanus) box as last year, in Linden, Joburg. The female owl laid her 1st egg on Saturday, 11th September 2021 and the second egg was laid on Wednesday, 15th September 2021.

The owlets hatched on the 13th and 14th October 2021.


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Happy hatch day!

We see the owlet for the 1st time on 13th October 2021. This is the 4th episode in our Owl Breeding and Biology series - please share and enjoy! You can watch the ''Owl Cam Joburg'' live on our YouTube channel. The next few weeks are going to be very exiting as the owlets grow.
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