Barn Owl Chicks: The Facts

Barn Owl Chicks: The Facts Hatching & Early Development Like many ‘baby’ birds, barn owlets are naked and ugly after they first hatch. But they quickly develop a very thin covering of down and by five weeks of age they get their characteristic heart-shaped face. At this age they are also very playful. Like kittens, they run, jump, pounce, hiss and move their heads in the most comical manner, even turning their heads upside down. … Continue reading Barn Owl Chicks: The Facts