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10 All-New Barn Owl Conservation Videos!

The Barn Owl Trust is proud to announce the release of 10 new instructional videos on Barn Owl conservation. These videos have been designed to give members of the public and all involved with Barn Owl conservation an invaluable visual reference source. We noticed an absence of useful Barn Owl material on YouTube. We searched […]

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LLP Ponds Frogspawn LLP Wildlife Diary January 2020

Wildlife Diary 2020

January 2020 The first frogspawn was noted in the Oakley Pond underneath the Kingfisher Wall on the 8th, some 19 days earlier than the average date for the last 12 years. The second Winter Bird Walk on the 9th was blessed with perfect weather for a change! In warm, dry, still, sunny conditions 16 interested […]

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The State of Nature report – 2019

The State of Nature report has collated the best available data on the UK’s biodiversity, with a focus on the trends in species as the key evidence of how nature is faring. It also assesses the pressures acting upon nature, and the conservation response being made, in order to give a rounded view of the […]

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Green Audit

Climate change is real, and is man-made. That’s what the science is telling us. Every part of society, whether government, business or individuals, is being encouraged to operate in more environmentally friendly ways, to help sustain not only the quality of life we expect today but for generations to come. We all need to start […]

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BOESS & ABOSM courses

Barn Owl Ecology, Surveys and Signs (BOESS) Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) These professional Barn Owl Survey courses are for ecologists who conduct Barn Owl surveys at potential development sites, planning officers who deal with applications and a wide variety of people who find them very useful, such as listed building specialists, wildlife […]

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The Unfolding Catastrophe

While we’ve all been working hard to conserve the habitat of the Barn Owl; campaigning, signing petitions, writing to MPs, and donating to environmental causes, Climate Change has turned into a “Climate Crisis” and the gradual loss of habitats and species has become a full-blown “Mass Extinction Event”.

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Poetry Competition 2019

Calling all Poets! We are delighted to announce our 6th Open Poetry Competition and invite YOU to take part. This year’s subject is Protecting Life on Earth. All profits from the competition will help provide care for rescued owls. We also hope to produce Volume 6 of our “Wildlife Words” Anthology in the Spring of […]

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Prize Draw Ticket 2019

Annual Prize Draw 2019

Tickets for our 2019 Grand Prize Draw are now on sale! Have a chance to win a superb prize for only £1 per ticket – and help Barn Owls too! Each year we hold a Prize Draw to raise funds for the vital work of the Trust. This year’s fab prizes already include fun holidays, […]

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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. […]

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