Barn Owl Trust News

Give As You Live

Raise Funds as you shop online

If you shop online you can raise donations for the Barn Owl Trust without it costing you a penny by signing up with ‘Give as you Live’ To date (November 2015) 149 folk have signed up to support our work and raised an amazing £2,256.74  by using ‘Give as you Live’  to shop at over […]

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Little Owl

Freedom for wild Little Owls

The two Little Owls received at the end of July from Vale Wildlife Hospital near Tewkesbury were released last night in our orchard. After being fitted with BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) rings on the 18th August the Owls were placed in one of our mobile aviaries in the orchard to acclimatise them to their […]

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Rescued Little Owl

Lots of New Arrivals!

Things can change very quickly around here. As recently as the beginning of last week, we only had a single owl waiting for release. That’s all changed! We were asked by Vale Wildlife Rescue in Tewkesbury, if we could help with releasing some owls. While they do sterling work with regard to rescuing and rehabilitating […]

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A new name for Seymour

Earlier this month we asked you all to suggest a new name for Seymour the Barn Owl, as ‘he’ turned out to be female. As Seymour came to us as an owlet, we had to wait until it had matured a little to be sure of the sex. About 90% of Barn Owls can be […]

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Giveacar Thank You Cartoon

Giveacar to the Barn Owl Trust

The Barn Owl Trust teamed up with Giveacar in 2011, the UK’s largest car donation service. Since then over £1,000 has been raised to support our work. Giveacar arranges the free collection of any car, regardless of its condition, anywhere in the UK. Cars are either scrapped, and a donation to the Trust made based […]

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Rodenticides On Sale

SGARs (Rat Poison) and Barn Owls

June 2013 SGARs (Rat Poison) and Barn Owls – Let’s get the information right The Barn Owl Trust campaigns for better information about the effect of Rodenticides on wildlife. At least 76% of farms in the UK use Second Generation Anti-coagulant Rodenticides (SGARs). The Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme shows that a shocking 91% of Barn […]

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