Eastern Screech Owl - Leo and Lily

Grapevine, Texas, United States

2 | 672,879

2024 Nesting Season
Nesting Season Summary: TBD
April 2nd, 2024-First egg hatched
April 3rd, 2024-Second egg hatched

2022 Season
Season Summary: TBD
April 5, 2022 - First Egg Laid
​April 6, 2022- Second Egg Laid
April 9, 2022 - Third Egg

2021 Season
Season Summary: Clutch of 5 eggs, 5 hatches and 5 fledges
December 2020 - Leo receives multiple visits by an owl, looks to be a female, they begin courting, leaving food for one another and fluffing the owl box with their feathers
January 31, 2021- Female Owl, named Lily Rose, stays in the box with Leo. She is Rufous (red colored) owl.
February 10, 2021 - Leo and Lily Rose Bicker over who gets to man the lookout perch (View Highlight Clip Here)
March 25, 2021 - Egg #1 laid
March 28, 2021 - Egg #2 laid
March 30, 2021 - Egg #3 laid
April 30, 2021 - Hatch #1 & 2
May 1, 2021 - Hatch #3
May 3, 2021 - Hatch #4
May 6, 2021 - Hatch #5
May 28, 2021 - Fledge #1 and #2
May 30, 2021 - Fledge #3
June 1, 2021 - Fledge #4
June 6, 2021 - Fledge #5

Leo and his former mate "Ladybird"
2020 Season
Season Summary: TBD

October 12, 2019 - Leo returns to the nesting box
2019 Season
Season Summary: Clutch of 6 eggs, 6 hatches, 6 fledges

December 18, 2018 - Cameras go live
March 1, 2019 - First egg laid
March 4, 2019 - Second egg laid
March 7, 2019 - Third egg laid
March 9, 2019 - Fourth egg laid
March 13, 2019 - Fifth egg laid
March 17, 2019 - Sixth egg laid
April 3, 2019 - First & Second hatch: "Wonder Woman" & "Bruce Wayne"
April 4, 2019 - Third hatch: "Shazam"
April 5, 2019 - Fourth hatch: "Groot"
April 10, 2019 - Fifth hatch: "Ant Man"
April 13, 2019 - Sixth hatch: "Storm"

2018 Season
Season Summary:
Clutch of four eggs, four hatches, four fledges

March 5, 2018 - First egg laid
March 7 or 8, 2018 - Second egg laid
The egg appears to have been laid during the late hours between the 7th and 8th.
March 10, 2018 - Third egg laid
March 13, 2018 - Fourth egg laid
April 5, 2018 - First, second and third hatches
April 8, 2018 - Fourth hatch (first glimpse)
2017 Season
Season Summary:
Clutch of four eggs, four hatches, four fledges

March 14, 2017 - First egg laid
March 16, 2017 - Second egg laid
March 18, 2017 - Third egg laid
March 20, 2017 - Fourth egg laid
April 12, 2017 - First hatch
April 13, 2017 - Second and third hatch
April 15, 2017 - Fourth hatch