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Wildlife Diary 2021

July The first Marbled White butterfly appeared on the 1st and by the beginning of July the Forage Radish in the wild bird food crop was over a metre high and dominating the area with its white flowers. Corn Marigolds were starting to flower in the nectar strip and within the maincrop. On the 3rd […]

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Coronavirus – Covid-19 Update

26th July 2021 Due to Covid, Self-Isolation, and a backlog, we are not currently able to deal with new conservation enquiries. There is, however, a wealth of information here on our website. In 33 years, this is only the second time that our enquiry service has been suspended. If your enquiry concerns an injured owl […]

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Annual Prize Draw 2021

Help Barn Owls and win a fabulous prize! Our ever popular Annual Prize Draw tickets are now available on-line. Every pound you donate gives you a chance to win a great prize and helps our vital conservation work with Barn Owls. If you would like tickets, please go to the Donate page, choose how much […]

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Full Moon Walk

Thurs 24th June 2021 – 7:30pm Join us for an evening walk around our 26 acre nature reserve. See the haven we have created for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn. This unique nature reserve is not normally open to the public. Current walks are socially distanced and led by Barn […]

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Bird Food Crop Walk

Fri 13th August 2021 – 10:00am Join us for a walk around our 26 acre nature reserve taking in our specially created wild bird food crop. See the haven we have created for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn. This unique nature reserve is not normally open to the public. Current […]

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Winter Bird Walk – December

Fri 17th December 2021 – 10:00am Join us for a walk around our 26 acre nature reserve to see the winter birds. See the haven we have created for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn. This unique nature reserve is not normally open to the public. Current walks are socially distanced […]

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Winter Bird Walk – January

Fri Jan 14th 2022 – 10:00am Join us for a walk around our 26 acre nature reserve to see the winter birds. See the haven we have created for wildlife, with open grassland and woodland alongside the River Ashburn. This unique nature reserve is not normally open to the public. Current walks are socially distanced […]

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About our Wildlife Diary

The 26 acre Lennon Legacy Project was purchased in 2001 with a generous legacy from the late Vivien Lennon. This unique nature reserve includes part of the River Ashburn which runs through a woodland valley, on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon, where the Barn Owl Trust offices are based. Creating rough grassland, re-creating hedge banks, planting an […]

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How To Kill Barn Owls

How to Kill Barn Owls

As most of our supporters know, Barn Owls used to be common in our countryside and now they are a rare and precious sight. A few years ago, at the Royal Cornwall Show, one of our staff  was overheard talking to a landowner saying, “If we had wanted to kill Barn Owls we couldn’t have […]

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