Owls and Egg-Laying
I need to find out how many times a year an owl will lay eggs?
Owls generally only lay their eyes once a year. If the clutch fails early
enough, there may be cases of a second clutch, but generally this does not
happen. The time of year is really early for most owl species and this
depends upon the species. Great Horned Owls will lay their eggs around the
44 parallel in late January. Courtship begins in November.
All North American owls nest only once each year. Many other birds,
including hawks, can lay more eggs if a first nest is destroyed, but larger
birds like owls will only raise one brood of young each year.
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Update: June 2012