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A record of communal nesting in the barn owl (Tyto alba)
Wilson Journal of Ornithology
We report a unique case of two female Barn Owls laying eggs and incubating together in a single nest cup in a communal nest. A trio of two females and one male bred in an abandoned water tower in 2013 in Israel. Both females incubated/brooded together in the communal nest, and all three individuals brought food to the communal family. The two females laid 20 eggs, of which 19 hatched and 16 fledged.
Barn Owl, communal nesting, cooperative breeding, Israel, polygamy, Tyto alba
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