The latest news and events from the Barn Owl Trust.

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For news of our wild Barn Owls in Cornwall, please click Nestcam Diary 2017.

Barn Owl Trust Trailer

New Display Trailer arrives at BOT

Summer is an exciting time of year for us at the Trust, with annual monitoring site visits and all the shows we attend and 2017 has been made even more exciting but the arrival of our new display trailer.   Paid for by grants from various charities and legacies this trailer is light-weight and comes with solar […]

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Yeo Valley

Donate your Yeokens!

May News Flash! We are currently just ahead with the numbers of tokens donated – keep banking your tokens on the Yeo website – you could help bring in an extra £500 for Barn Owls! Between now and the end of June you can support the Barn Owl Trust when you buy Yeo Valley products. Collect […]

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Congratulations Pete

Congratulations Pete

We are all very proud of Pete Webb who works in the BOT office 3 days a week. Pete has just completed the 26.2 mile Salcombe Coastal Marathon. Pete says:”Event completed on 29th April in 8.25 hours with about 7 hours moving time after meal breaks, stops & ferry crossing taken out. Sore legs but very happy […]

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Barn Owls Dawn Dusk Nick Pitts

Mid-summer Evening Walk

Thursday 22nd JUNE 2017 – 7:30pm Enjoy a gentle evening stroll around the Lennon Legacy Project land and then join us for delicious refreshments in our lovely wood-panelled Meeting Room. We can’t promise you’ll see a wild Barn Owl but you will get to see perfect Barn Owl habitat. Suggested donation per person: £8 (Friends of BOT £5). […]

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Butterfly Walk & Cream Tea

Thursday 6th JULY  2017 – 2:30pm Join us for a walk around the Lennon Legacy Project land to see the many butterflies (including the beautiful Marbled White) that have benefited from the Barn Owl habitat we have created here. Afterwards enjoy a delicious cream tea in our Meeting Room. Photos of butterfly species found on our 26 […]

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Courses Barn Boess Survey

Barn Owl Trust courses for ecologists and planners

Our next training courses will take place between Tuesday 11th and Friday 14th July 2017. 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 […]

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Bat

Bat Walk

Friday 18th AUGUST 2017 – 7-30pm  Lead by a local bat expert, this  event will involve a walk around the LLP during the early evening and stopping in different habitats to listen for bat activity with a bat detector; bring your own detector if you have one please. We have previously recorded: Greater horseshoe. Lesser horseshoe. Common pipistrelle. Soprano pipistrelle. […]

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Wild Flower Walk 29th April 15 (12)

Walk & Cream Tea

Thursday 7th SEPTEMBER 2017 – 2.30pm  Enjoy an afternoon walk in the Lennon Legacy Project and hear how Barn Owl habitat benefits other wildlife. We have a wonderful array of native plants and flowers, insects, butterflies, other birds and mammals using the land. Please note that the terrain is steep and uneven in places. Please ensure you wear sensible […]

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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. May 2017 24th – the youngest owlet has been asleep lying down in the nestbox today, probably as a result of the increasing temperature. 22nd – the smallest owlet seems […]

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