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Barn Owl Trust Christmas Gift Wrap Displayed

Christmas is coming!

Christmas Holiday Update: Orders will now be processed on or after the 4th January 2016. Thank you for your support! With the festive season racing towards us the Trust has a range of gift ideas suitable for all ages and for all pockets. New this year is our chunky white ceramic mug with a wrap-around design […]

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Barn Owl Webcam Nestcam Screenshot 29th June

Barn Owl Nestcam update

The early promises of a large Barn Owl brood in our nestcam box have sadly not been realised. From the 7 eggs that were laid, 6 hatched and seemed to be doing well. However, on the morning of 22nd June we logged on to find just 2 owlets remaining and unfortunately, the smallest of those […]

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Tawny Owl With Pinned Right Leg (2)

Our Christmas Visitor – StEve the Tawny Owl

February 8th Good news on the ‘StEve’ front….. On Friday the 6th the tawny owl started eating voluntarily after 44 days of hand feeding. In all the years we’ve been doing this we’ve never had a bird that has needed hand feeding for so long! There is always something new. January 29th StEve update! StEve […]

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Magpie Ink Cap Fungus LLP Akos Klein October 2014

Wildlife Diary 2014

December 2014 A damp start to the month, the temperature dropping below freezing on some nights and predominately northerly winds. Despite this the grass is continuing to grow slowly, good news for the voles living in the litter layer and everything that eats them! By the wreath making workshop on the 11th all of the […]

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Lennon Legacy Project First Kingfisher Photo

Kingfisher Caught on Camera

October 2014 This Kingfisher was captured by the Trusts camera on the 28th September at 11:32am. Perched on a conveniently placed branch over the Flo Pond it has caught something, unfortunately we can’t tell what! Despite several sightings over the last few years, this is the first Kingfisher picture from the Lennon Legacy Project. The […]

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Barn Owl Young Urban Nestsite

A Very Urban Barn Owl Nest

A young Barn Owl was spotted on scaffolding outside Belotti`s delicatessen in Cardigan (Wales) last week, and was happy to pose for pictures taken by delighted shoppers. Maria Belotti said “It just stayed there while people took pictures. It’s not something that you see everyday. It’s nice to know they are in town.”

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Meeting with Avaaz and the Minister Feb 2014

Rodenticide Campaign Petition Delivered

February 2014 On Thursday 27th February, David and Frances Ramsden from the Barn Owl Trust travelled to London to join up with Bert Wander and Meredith Alexander from avaaz.org and meet with Minister Mike Penning. The meeting was also attended by representatives from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Department for Environment Food […]

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