2008 looks promising for the Barn Owl

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According to our good friend, wildlife expert Colin Shawyer, 2008 seems lined up to be a good year for the Barn Owl. Early checks at nest sites in England (under special licence)  show a strong occupancy rate.

These owls breed in tune with available prey, the female responding to the amount of food brought to her by the male. So a good year for voles and woodmice usually turns out to be a productive year for owls.

Read more at the news page of the Barn Owl Conservation Network.

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