of the project
improve the status of Barn Owls in Cam Valley area.
Carrying out surveys in our area in order to monitor population
breeding opportunities by putting up nest boxes in suitable
sites and areas
Landowners to manage the habitat appropriately
Safeguarding nest sites by regular monitoring
Inspecting nest boxes to establish breeding success levels
Maintaining good relationships with landowners and keeping
them informed of progress
survey results into local and national recording schemes
such as Bristol Environmental Records Centre, Hawk and Owl
Trust, Natural England.
we have achieved
When we started the project in 1965, Barn Owls were thought
to be extinct as a breeding species in the area. We now have
around 12 pairs and have put up over 50 nest boxes.
out the Barn Owl gallery page.