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Baby Barn Owl rescue

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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Dormouse Boxes Erected In The LLP Wildlife Diary February 2018

Wildlife Diary 2018

  February 2018   Another 9 metres of the North Park hedge was laid on the 7th, whilst the Hazel stand in Force Orchard was coppiced. The pond abstraction system continued to cause problems with a slight blockage on the 9th that was probably the result of mud washed downstream, but this was easily rectified. […]

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Barn Owl Webcam Nestcam Screenshot 15th February 2018

Nestcam Diary 2018

To watch our wild Barn Owl webcams, please go to WildlifeTV and click the Barn Owl photo for Barncam or Nestcam. Wildlife TV kindly provides the cameras and live footage free to the Trust. About our owl cams.   February 2018 15th – the pair is in the nestbox this morning. 13th – an interesting development over the weekend involved the arrival of […]

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Courses Barn Boess Survey

Barn Owl Trust courses for ecologists and planners

Our next training courses will take place from 27th February – 2nd March 2018 We offer 2 different one-day courses: Barn Owl Ecology, Surveys and Signs (BOESS) – a one-day foundation course covering Barn Owl ecology, legislation, surveying and basic mitigation. Typically run twice in February, July and November. Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) – for […]

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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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Draw Ticket 2017

Win a unique ‘Owl Experience’!

Each year we hold a Charity Prize Draw, the winners are picked in December – All proceeds support our work – ‘Conserving the Barn Owl and its Environment’. Our 2017 Grand Draw tickets are now on sale. Tickets are £5 for a book of five tickets. Make a donation for yours (please tell us it’s for the Draw), support our […]

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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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Male Barn Owl entering nestbox screenshot

Nestcam Diary 2017

To see our live Barn Owl webcams please go to WildlifeTV and click the Barn Owl photo for Barncam or Nestcam. Wildlife TV kindly provides the cameras and images free to the Trust.   December 2017 20th – still a little bit of activity most nights of late in both the barn and nestbox. This will be the last update before the […]

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