Barn Owl Trust News

Rat Poison Rodenticide Neosorexa On Farm

No Reduction in Barn Owl Contamination

The latest results from the Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme show that the UK RODENTICIDE STEWARDSHIP REGIME, introduced in 2016/17, has not (yet) reduced the exposure of Barn Owls to Rat Poison. 90% of dead Barn Owls sent in by the public in 2017 contained one or more rodenticides. The vast majority of rat poisons used […]

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Barn Owl Webcam Nestcam Screenshot 7th November 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.     December 2018 3rd – two Barn Owls were in the nestbox today. As far as we understand it, those using any browser other […]

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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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Kingfisher Waterleat LLP Wildlife Diary November 2018

Wildlife Diary 2018

December 2018 Our Dormouse license-holding volunteer Tony checked the boxes on the 4th, making sure they were in good condition and clearing them out ready for next spring. Another nest discovered, making a total of 7 for the year, whilst a Woodcock was accidentally flushed from Corner Wood. November 2018 Quite remarkably, and despite a […]

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Chris Packham

A Book to Save a Species

Barn Owl Conservation Handbook We are delighted that TV wildlife presenter Chris Packham has reviewed our Barn Owl Conservation Handbook on his blog. Chris says; “Its detail is impressive to say the least. Each aspect of the Barn Owl’s care is meticulously outlined and the latest practical and applied methods of conservation are clearly analysed […]

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Bird Cake Woodpecker David Ramsden

Feed the Birds

How to make a Bird Cake for garden birds. When we’re cosy at home out of the winter weather, it’s good to know there is something we can all do to help our local wildlife. This useful addition to the Trust’s information range is a step-by-step photo guide to making ‘Bird-cakes’ for your garden birds. […]

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Oldest Wild Barn Owl

The Oldest Wild British Barn Owl

The Bisham Barn Owl Group, set up in 2014 to study Barn Owls in South Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire have made an amazing discovery – Britain’s oldest wild Barn Owl! Barn Owl Longevity Knowing how long birds live is one of the many questions answered by our national bird ringing scheme run by the British […]

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