Barn Owl Trust News

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 by 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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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. June 2017 16th – the nest inspection was conducted today, and the very healthy and heavy owlets ringed; Owlet no. 1; male, weight 397gms, wing length 222mm Owlet no. 2; […]

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Wildlife Words poetry book Vol 4

Wildlife Poetry Competition 2017

Calling all Poets! We are delighted to announce our 5th Open Poetry Competition and invite YOU to take part. The subject is Wildlife or Wildlife Conservation. See your work in print! We hope to produce Volume 5 of our popular ‘Wildlife Words’ anthology this autumn with some of the entries submitted. There will be a First, Second and Third […]

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Barn Owl Mini Film Award Winners

Barn Owl Mini-Film Award Winners

A big thank you to everyone that entered our Barn Owl Mini-Film Award – BOMFA – competition, to our wonderful judges, the generous businesses that donated our prizes and to the talented Tansy Barton from Plymouth College of Art who made our unique trophies. Entrants were asked to make a short film that would raise […]

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Pete Salcombe Marathon

Pete’s Marathon Challenge!

Long-serving BOT Team Member, Pete Webb, will be taking on the Salcombe Coastal Marathon this April in aid of the Barn Owl Trust. Here’s what Pete has to say … ” This will be my first long distance event since 1990 when I took part in the Torbay Marathon. It took me four hours! Now […]

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Oldest Wild Barn Owl

The Oldest Wild British Barn Owl

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 British […]

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