State of the UK Barn Owl Population 2020

State of the UK Barn Owl Population 2020

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 […]

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Coronavirus – Covid-19 Update

15th April 2021 We are now dealing with enquiries 5 days a week: Monday to Friday  10am – 4pm. We are still not able to get all our staff back into the office, however staff working from home are answering our internet based phone number: 01364 255256 between 10am and 4pm. Please bear with us […]

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About our Wildlife Diary

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 […]

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How To Kill Barn Owls

How to Kill Barn Owls

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 […]

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Winners of Our Annual Prize Draw 2020

Thanks to everyone that bought tickets for our 2020 Grand Prize Draw. We are delighted to announce the winners who have all now been contacted: Tickets for this year’s Draw will go out with the Spring issue of Feedback. Well Done Everyone – Enjoy your prizes Winners of our 2020 Draw : Barn Owl Adoption […]

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Birdwatching Event LLP Wildlife Diary December 2019

Wildlife Diary 2019

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 […]

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Wildlife Words Poetry Competition Winners 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners of our ‘Wildlife Words’ Poetry Competition 2019, the details can also be found in the Spring issue of our bi-annual magazine Feedback which is sent to Friends of the Trust and supporters. Our Open Poetry Competition invited entries for a poem on “Protecting Life on Earth“. All profits […]

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Countryfile Feb 19

BOT on Countryfile

The Barn Owl Trust was featured on Countryfile’s ‘Winter Special’ on Sunday 10th February. A days filming in January was condensed into a concise 7.5 minute piece where presenter Steve Brown talked to David (our Head of Conservation) about what Barn Owls need to get them through the winter. Following the programme our website had […]

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