Great Horned Owlets IMG_0759
Captured Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge on April 14, 2011
The older Owlet is approximately 49 days (7 wks) old in this photo.
This shows both owlets, the oldest on the right.
Great Horned Owl's fledge between 63-70 days after hatching and egg incubation (by both adults) averages 26-30 days.
Based on this known fledge date the eggs would have been laid about Jan 28, 2011