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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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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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Somerset County Show

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September 2019. Come and say hello at the Somerset County Show! Our friendly Conservation Team will be there to chat about all things owl related. If you need any advice about owl boxes, have seen a Barn Owl recently, or have any questions about owls or habitat management, our experienced […]

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Farmwise Devon Schools’ Day

Tuesday 15th October 2019 Schools are invited to come and learn all about the fascinating science of owl pellet analysis  at Farmwise Schools’ Day! We will be carrying out owl pellet dissections in the Wildlife Zone with school children. This is a very interesting and practical way to discover what owls eat and how they […]

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BOESS & ABOSM courses – November 2019

Barn Owl Ecology, Surveys and Signs (BOESS) Advanced Barn Owl Surveying and Mitigation (ABOSM) We are running the BOESS and ABOSM courses again this November and the dates are as follows: BOESS – Tuesday 12th November Combined course – Wednesday 13th (BOESS) and Thursday 14th (ABOSM) November ABOSM – Thursday 14th November (for past BOESS participants only) Combined course […]

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BOT Winter Bird Walk

Winter Bird Walk

Friday 13th December 2019 & Friday 17th January 2020 9:30 am at the Barn Owl Trust, Waterleat, Ashburton, Devon TQ13 7HU Join our Conservation Team for a walk around the Lennon Legacy Project land on the edge of wild Dartmoor, to see and hear the winter birds! Around this time last year, we were regularly […]

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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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Wildlife Diary 2019

  September 2019 By the 3rd the flock of Linnet had increased to about 90 birds, with a Blackbird seen flying out of the middle of the crop for good measure. The Sparrowhawk seen last month had apparently been successful, as plucked Linnet feathers were found by Pennsland Lane hedgerow the same day. The next […]

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Winter Bird Walk

Thursday 17th January 2019 – 10:00am Join us for a walk around around the Lennon Legacy Project land to see and hear the winter birds. 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) […]

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Nestcam Diary 2019

  The Barn Owl Trust webcams are no longer available. 😥 Other Barn Owl webcams March 2019 And now for some bad news….. After 11 years of (largely successful) streaming of Nestcam and Barncam, the site we’ve been using in Cornwall is to become unavailable due to circumstances beyond our control. We thought it wiser […]

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