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Wild Birds Unlimited Barred Owl Cam

Updated: May 9, 2022

April and May have finally fledged their nest! Neither April nor May will go back into the box, which connotes the end of the 2022 Owl Cam season. Thank you to all that have joined us in watching the journey of this barred owl family. See you again next year!

Learn about the history of the Owl Box here.  You can watch Barred Owl Cam highlights from previous years here.

Owlet #1: “April”
April was the first owlet to fledge the nest and can be seen in the photo above with mama in a beautiful Redbud.

Owlet #2: “May”
May was the second owlet to fledge the nest and can be seen in the photo above resting on top of the nest box.

Owl Cam Timeline: 

Mama Owl Checked Out the Box: February 6th, 2022.

First Egg Laid: February 27, 2022 (about 10 days earlier than prior years)
Second Egg Laid: March 1, 2022
Third Egg Laid: March 4, 2022

Incubation typically lasts 28 – 33 days from when the first or second egg is laid.

First Egg Hatched: April 1, 2022
Second Egg Hatched: April 4, 2022
Third Egg Hatched:
Did not hatch

First Owlet Fledged: May 6, 2022
Second Owlet Fledged: May 7, 2022

The WBU Barred Owl Cam is a partnership between Wild Birds Unlimited and The Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Visit the lab’s All About Birds web site to learn more about Barred Owls and to check out out additional bird cams.