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12 Days of Barn Owl Trust Christmas

On the 12th day of Christmas the Barn Owl Trust gave to me… 12 Rescued Barn Owls   11 Peacock butterflies   10 Tawny Owls             9 Belted Galloways             8 Christmas wreaths 7 BOT events 6 BOESS days 5 Grey Wagtail Chicks 4 Office […]

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Main Aviary Demolition Vol 5 [Jo Plant] 020615 (B)

New Aviary Completed!

After extremely long-standing service, 22 years in fact, it was time for our Main Aviary to be replaced. Enter our hand-picked Demolition Team; Aram, Phil, Kim, Tony, Mark, David and Jasmin. The resident owls were temporarily relocated to other aviaries whilst rebuilding, by Jasmin and Mark, took place. Congratulations everyone. It looks fantastic!

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Barn Owl Webcam Nestcam Screenshot 29th June

Barn Owl Nestcam update 2015

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 2015 we logged on to find just 2 owlets remaining and unfortunately, the smallest of […]

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BOT webcam update

Update: On 18th May  she had 7 eggs! We have eggs! We  have two live Barn Owl webcams on a farm in Cornwall (UK). Wild Barn Owls are currently nesting there in a specially designed Barn Owl Trust nestbox . Nestcam is a close up view inside the nestbox and Barncam is a view of the same nestbox inside the barn. So […]

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Vote for Britain’s national bird

In the mid 60’s the Robin was voted Britain’s favourite bird and in 2007 the Barn Owl was voted Britain’s favourite farmland bird. Now there is a poll to find Britain’s national bird… You can vote on-line for one of the 10 short-listed birds: Robin, Barn Owl, Puffin, Blackbird, Blue Tit, Hen Harrier, Kingfisher, Mute Swan, […]

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Warner Brothers Barn Owl PETA

Warner Bros. should know better

The Barn Owl Trust has written to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter following the release of video footage captured by a PETA  investigator in February 2015. The footage showed a tethered Barn Owl being reluctant to hold a booklet in its beak and the handler clearly saying “He did it […]

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Home Page

Welcome to our new website

Here at last, after more than a year’s development, is our new website. We have revised all the content in our old site and we now have 300+ pages, 44 galleries, countless images and embedded videos. At first glance the Home Page looks very similar to the old site but there the similarity ends! We have a completely […]

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