Help Barn Owls and win a fabulous prize! Our ever popular Annual Prize Draw tickets are now available on-line. Every pound you donate gives you a chance to win a great prize and helps our vital conservation work with Barn Owls. If you would like tickets, please go to the Donate page, choose how much […]
Despite the pandemic and lockdown disruptions, many groups were able to monitor substantial numbers of Barn Owl nests and collectively contribute to a reliable impression of the 2020 breeding period. You can read the results, presented here in the State of the UK Barn Owl Population 2020, were poor in general, particularly in terms of […]
Intensive one-day Barn Owl courses covering Barn Owl ecology, legislation, surveying, mitigation & report preparation – now on-line!
23rd August 2021 Our Conservation Enquiries Service is now back! If you cannot find the answer to your Barn Owl question on our website, you can now call our office 5 days a week: Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm. In order to be Covid-safe and to reduce travel time and emissions, we have opened […]
We offer bespoke events tailored to your group, business or organisation’s requirements in a beautiful rural environment. Team building activities Practical conservation work Wildlife walks Barn Owl talks & presentations Creative craft workshops Nest-box workshops Barn Owl survey courses Stunning venue: Our peaceful 26 acre nature reserve, managed for Barn Owls – the Lennon Legacy […]
Visit ‘Barn Owl Heaven’ – The Lennon Legacy Project (LLP) – a wild-life haven managed for Barn Owls on the edge of Dartmoor A haven for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn, has been created by the Barn Owl Trust, transforming 26 acres of intensively grazed pasture into ‘Barn Owl Heaven’. […]
Practical conservation work with the Barn Owl Trust. Get involved and help the Conservation Team with hands-on work in our wildlife haven managed for Barn Owls. Make a real difference!
The 26 acre Lennon Legacy Project was purchased in 2001 with a generous legacy from the late Vivien Lennon. This unique nature reserve includes part of the River Ashburn which runs through a woodland valley, on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon, where the Barn Owl Trust offices are based. Creating rough grassland, re-creating hedge banks, planting an […]
As most of our supporters know, Barn Owls used to be common in our countryside and now they are a rare and precious sight. A few years ago, at the Royal Cornwall Show, one of our staff was overheard talking to a landowner saying, “If we had wanted to kill Barn Owls we couldn’t have […]
December At midday on the 4th the following birds were recorded in the crop; c. 300 linnets, c. 40 Chaffinch, 10 Greenfinch (a site record), 8 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 5+ Wren, 1 Blue Tit and 1 Coal Tit were all utilising the crop, whilst a Yellowhammer was heard on or over the crop. The […]