David’s memories of meeting HRH Queen Elizabeth. In this 12-minute interview, the BBC’s Pippa Quelch chats to our Head of Conservation, David Ramsden about our MBE, the Queen, the King, a bit about Barn Owls, and our hopes for the future.
According to HS2’s own ‘experts’, if it’s allowed to go ahead, HS2 from London to Birmingham will “cause the loss of up to 80 breeding pairs of Barn Owls” – either through the demolition of nest sites or the very close proximity of trains killing the owls. “We are extremely concerned” said David Ramsden MBE […]
The State of the UK Barn Owl Population 2018 report has just been published and distributed by email to all our UK conservation contacts. The results are based on the checking of 7,190 potential nest sites by 37 independent Barn Owl projects, and ringing groups. The number of contributing groups has grown from 28 in […]
In our new report: State of the UK Barn Owl Population 2015, 1,224 active nests were recorded which is 26% lower than the all-years average. Similarly the number of young found in nests was a disappointing 18% below the all-years average.