Barn Owl Trust News

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Nestbox Price Increases

Reluctantly we have had to increase the cost of our nestboxes. Materials for building them have increased between 18% and 50% since May this year. Whilst we have tried to absorb the cost ‘in-house’, from mid-October we have had to increase the price of most of our boxes by approximately 11%. If, in the future, […]

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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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Wildlife Diary 2021

 September The month began dry and mild and, on the 6th, and the 7th we recorded temperatures over 25°C. In the whole of August, the highest we recorded was 22.5°C! By the beginning of the month most of the sunflowers had faded and were drooping their heads. The crop was beginning to look lower as […]

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Coronavirus – Covid-19 Update

Our Conservation Enquiries Service is now back! If you cannot find the answer to your Barn Owl question on our website, you can now call our office 5 days a week: Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm. In order to be Covid-safe and to reduce travel time and emissions, we have opened our office with […]

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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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Wildlife Diary 2020

December A very wet month, 29 days with 229.1mm of rain. The mean for the month here over 14 years is 152mm. We had a mean temperature of 6.8°C – colder than the average (7.5° C). On the 8th Matt and Rick brushmowed, then brushcut and raked the orchid patch in Kiln Close. They then […]

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The State of Nature report – 2019

The State of Nature report has collated the best available data on the UK’s biodiversity, with a focus on the trends in species as the key evidence of how nature is faring. It also assesses the pressures acting upon nature, and the conservation response being made, in order to give a rounded view of the […]

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Green Audit

Climate change is real, and is man-made. That’s what the science is telling us. Every part of society, whether government, business or individuals, is being encouraged to operate in more environmentally friendly ways, to help sustain not only the quality of life we expect today, but for generations to come. We all need to start […]

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