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Easter Egg Hunt

Wednesday 12th April 2017 – 10:30am & 2.30pm Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt! Find the clues hidden around our ‘Barn Owl Heaven’ and receive a yummy chocolate treat. Self guided walk takes around 30-45 minutes. Children must be accompanied at all times, minimum of one adult per two children. Activity book included. Limited to […]

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Oldest Wild Barn Owl

The Oldest Wild British Barn Owl

Background The Bisham Barn Owl Group, set up in 2014 to study Barn Owls in South Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire have made an amazing discovery – Britain’s oldest wild Barn Owl! Barn Owl Longevity Knowing how long birds live is one of the many questions answered by our national bird ringing scheme run by the […]

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Male Barn Owl entering nestbox screenshot

Nestcam Diary 2017

To see our live Barn Owl webcams please go to WildlifeTV and click the Barn Owl photo for Barncam or Nestcam. Wildlife TV kindly provides the cameras and images free to the Trust. February 2017 8th – some activity overnight, but only one individual at roost on the back beam visible via Barncam this afternoon. 2nd – despite frequent bouts of copulation, […]

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Wildlife Diary 2017

January 2017 The New Year arrived damp, windy and mild. On the 3rd our grazier brought in an additional Belted Galloway cow and younger calf, bringing our herd to six cows and six calves now. There is still plenty of grass for the voles, so the cattle will stay until at least the end of […]

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A second chance for Fallen Owlets

Click to see latest pictures of released owlets – January 2017 Background story: In early November 2016, we received a phone call from Bedfordshire Wildlife Rescue who had received two fallen owlets on the 22nd October. After determining that they could not be returned to the box because the parents had abandoned them, they were […]

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Barn Owl Young Grand Draw Winners 2014

Win a unique ‘Owl Experience’!

Each year the Trust holds a Charity Prize Draw, the winners are picked in December – All proceeds support our work – ‘Conserving the Barn Owl and its Environment’. Our 2017 Grand Draw tickets will be on sale from April. Tickets are £5 for a book of five tickets. Make a donation for yours (please tell us it’s for […]

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10,000 likes for the Barn Owl Trust

The Barn Owl Trust Facebook page reaches 10,000 likes! As of January 2017 we have reached a milestone with our Facebook page hitting 10,000 likes. This is amazing for the Trust and Barn Owls alike. Our Facebook page has… …assisted with reducing the amount of Barn Owls that contain rat poison through petition …raised awareness […]

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Courses Barn Boess Survey

Barn Owl Trust courses for ecologists and planners

Our next training courses will take place in July, dates TBC. We offer 2 different one-day courses: Barn Owl Ecology, Surveys and Signs (BOESS) – a foundation course covering Barn Owl ecology, legislation, surveying and basic mitigation. Typically run on 2 days in February, July and November. Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) – for previous attendees […]

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