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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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Draw Tickets 2018

30th Anniversary 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). Support our work and have a chance […]

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Dawn Chorus Breakfast And Birds

Dawn Chorus Walk and Breakfast

Friday 27th April 5.00am Get up early and join our Conservation Officer for an opportunity to hear our feathered friends singing their hearts out and identify the birds by their different songs. The walk will be followed by a continental breakfast. Suggested donation per person: £10 (Friends of BOT £8). Continental breakfast included. Please contact […]

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Flowers Of Rough Grassland 4

Wild Flower Walk

Thursday 10th MAY  2018 – 2:30pm Join us for a walk around around the Lennon Legacy Project land to see the spring flowers. Suggested donation per person: £8 (Friends of BOT £5). Refreshments included. Dogs welcome on a lead. Please contact the office to book.

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Snow Closure

Snow Closure

The Red weather warning issued by the Met Office for Thursday 2nd March meant that we took the decision to cancel our Advanced Training Course (ABOSM) in the morning and closed the office at 1pm to give our staff time to get home safely. Although we’ve seen more snow here in previous years this was […]

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LLP Winter Bird Crop Ploughing LLP Wildlife Diary April 2018

Wildlife Diary 2018

  April 2018 There were two Roe Deer by the roadside polebox on the 4th. Unfortunately a dead (pregnant) Roe deer was found in the Ashburn along the Apprentice Path several days later, cause unknown. A count of the bulbs in the orchard on the 5th revealed at least 17 daffodils in flower with a […]

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Barn Owl Webcam Nestcam Screenshot 13th April 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.   April 2018 18th – there’s been an increase in activity in the barn in recent days but again only by a lone Barn Owl. […]

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Courses Barn Boess Survey

Barn Owl Trust courses for ecologists and planners

Our next training courses will take place from 17th – 20th July 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 previous […]

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