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Bat Walk

Friday 3rd AUGUST 2018 – 8pm  Lead by a local bat expert, this  event will involve a walk around the LLP during the early evening and stopping in different habitats to listen for bat activity with a bat detector; bring your own detector if you have one please. We have previously recorded: Greater horseshoe. Lesser horseshoe. Common pipistrelle. Soprano […]

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Draw Tickets 2018

30th Anniversary Prize Draw

Each year we hold a Prize Draw to raise funds, this year is rather special because it’s our 30th Anniversary and we’ve had some brilliant prizes donated. Tickets are now on sale and are £5 for a book of five. Make a donation for yours (please tell us it’s for the Draw). Help Barn Owls and have a chance […]

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Butterfly Walk & Cream Tea

Thursday 5th JULY  2018 – 2:30pm Join us for a walk around the Lennon Legacy Project land to see the many butterflies (including the beautiful Marbled White) that have benefited from the Barn Owl habitat we have created here. Afterwards enjoy a delicious cream tea in our Meeting Room. Photos of butterfly species found on our 26 […]

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Wild Flower Walk

Thursday 10th MAY  2018 – 2:30pm Join us for a walk around around the Lennon Legacy Project land to see the spring flowers. Suggested donation per person: £8 (Friends of BOT £5). Refreshments included. Dogs welcome on a lead. Please contact the office to book (essential). ‘Barn Owl Heaven’ – The Lennon Legacy Project (LLP) – is a […]

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Snow Closure

Snow Closure

The Red weather warning issued by the Met Office for Thursday 2nd March meant that we took the decision to cancel our Advanced Training Course (ABOSM) in the morning and closed the office at 1pm to give our staff time to get home safely. Although we’ve seen more snow here in previous years this was […]

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World Owl Conference [Assen Ignatov]

World Owl Conference 2017

The World Owl Conference (WOC) 2017 took place in Evora, Portugal between the 26th and 30th September this year. The last WOC was held in Groningen, Holland in 2007 so we were delighted to have the opportunity to meet up with Owl researchers, ornithologists and conservationists from around the world again after ten years. The […]

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Hedgelaying Volunteers In The LLP Wildlife Diary December 2017

Wildlife Diary 2017

December 2017 By mid-month the Belted Galloways had done their job of removing much of the year’s new growth without damaging the all-important litter layer, so the grazier came and removed them on the 16th. The first record of Reed Bunting for the LLP involved a pair watched perching on tall grasses to the east […]

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Swimming Barn Owl

Swimming Barn Owl

This unique footage of a swimming Barn Owl came to us from our Spanish friend Iñigo. During the heat wave in southern Spain at the beginning of August this breeding male took a dip in a neighbouring swimming pool. Unfortunately for the owl the steep sides of the pool meant that he couldn’t climb out. […]

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LLP Walk Summer 2014

Autumn Colours Walk

Thursday 19th OCTOBER  2017 – 2:30pm As the year end draws near, join us for the last walk of the season and breathe the Autumn air from the Lennon Legacy Project. See the haven we have created for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn and then have refreshments in our beautiful Meeting […]

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