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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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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 Walk

Friday 9th AUGUST 2019 – 7.30pm 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. […]

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Conservation Days

Practical conservation work with the Barn Owl Trust. Make a Difference! Get involved and help the Conservation Team with practical work in our wildlife haven managed for Barn Owls. Next events:  Wednesday 9th January 2019 Tuesday  5th February Wednesday 6th March 10am – 4pm

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Report Your Barn Owl Sighting

Over 7,000 people have reported more than 13,000 Barn Owl sightings on our Barn Owl Survey UK website. Launched in 2014, the site provides the opportunity to log records of Barn Owls, dead or alive, anywhere in the UK. Users can create a unique log-on so they can go back and add to their records and […]

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Tawny Owl Nestbox Nest Debris LLP Wildlife Diary June 2019

Wildlife Diary 2019

  July 2019 Two recently fledged Meadow Pipits were seen in the vicinity of last month’s displaying adult on the 1st, confirming breeding in the LLP again. Just as exciting, the Tawny Owl nestbox check in Corner Wood revealed a recent nest debris, covered in feathers, most notably Jay and Blackbird! We’ll be checking this […]

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Charity Concert – Featuring Barron Brady

Sat 29th Jun, 2019 Doors Open 7pm Tickets: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/468388 An evening of delightful Folk Music to raise funds for, and celebrate the work of, the Barn Owl Trust – a small wildlife conservation charity based just outside Ashburton which celebrated its 30th anniversary last year. Doors and bar open at 7pm. Music starts 7.30pm.

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Mid-summer Walk

Thursday 20th JUNE 2019 – 2.00pm Enjoy a gentle evening stroll around the Lennon Legacy Project land and then join us for refreshments in our lovely wood-panelled Meeting Room. We can’t promise you’ll see a wild Barn Owl but you will get to see perfect Barn Owl habitat. Suggested donation per person: £8 (Friends of BOT […]

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Dawn Chorus Breakfast And Birds

Dawn Chorus Walk and Breakfast

Friday 3rd May – 5.30am 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 […]

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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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Barn Owl Webcam Nestcam Screenshot 8th February 2019

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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