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For news of our wild Barn Owls in Cornwall, please click Nestcam Diary 2018.

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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Bat

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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Courses Barn Boess Survey

Barn Owl Trust courses for ecologists and planners

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 previous attendees of BOESS, our advanced course covers surveying, mitigation, and report preparation in […]

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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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Barn Owl Webcam Nestcam Screenshot 10th August 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.     August 2018 10th – it would appear that the two juvenile birds are still spending time in the barn during the day, often […]

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Brown Hairstreak Blackthorn Management LLP Wildlife Diary August 2018 2016

Wildlife Diary 2018

  August 2018 At the beginning of the month, some Blackthorn removal was carried out for the benefit of Brown Hairstreak butterflies. Keeping in mind it was the bird breeding season, trainees and volunteers from Ambios carefully and diligently removed a section of mature Blackthorn from under the Ash trees along the roadside boundary. Only one […]

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