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Volunteers Show Off ‘Wildlife on your Doorstep’ in North Somerset

Enthusiastic volunteers in North Somerset laid on a hugely successful event in February entitled ‘Wildlife on your Doorstep’. Aimed at spreading the Trust’s conservation message the day involved guided woodland walks, nest box building, owl pellet dissection and displays, along with two captive-bred owls; Ozzy the Boobook Owl and Otus the Long-eared Owl. Trust Conservation…

Mushrooms Magic For Owls

Barn Owl Box at Monaghan Mushrooms As part of a Conservation Plan conducted to assess the environmental impact of the farm on the local area Sarah Chisholm, Quality Manager, of Monaghan Mushrooms at Whitley near Selby contacted Fylingdales Wildlife Ranger Chris Hansell with a view to obtaining a Barn Owl box and getting help on…

Two Chicks for Bath Peregrines

7th Successive Brood at Church Nest Platform Conservationists in Bath have welcomed the next generation of peregrines to hatch on the Hawk and Owl Trust’s well established nesting platform on the spire of St John’s RC Church. The first egg successfully hatched on 1 May 2011 when one chick was observed as the female left…

New Trust Group for Dorset

Launch on 26 November at Sparkford Owl enthusiast Cherry Barlow is launching a new local group of the Hawk and Owl Trust in Dorset and South Somerset and hopes to galvanise fellow nature lovers in the area to join in the Trust’s conservation work and get together to improve their own knowledge and understanding. Cherry…

Hawk and Owl Trust Weekend

Members’ Event and AGM 22-23 October 2011 Osprey, red kite and little owl all feature in talks at the Hawk and Owl Trust Weekend this autumn. The event, organised by the new East Midlands Group, takes place on 22 and 23 October at the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre, Rutland Water – a larger venue than…

40th Anniversary T-shirt

Group Launches Fund-Raising T-Shirt Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Hawk and Owl Trust with a unique T-shirt created by the South Gloucestershire group, based on the official logo. The white cotton T-shirt, modelled here by group member Stuart Robson, comes in sizes: small, medium,large and extra large and ladies’ sizes 8-18. It is available…

Bath Group Boosts Peregrine Watch

Wireless Remote Camera to Improve Monitoring The Bath group of the Hawk and Owl Trust has installed a new wireless remote camera to improve monitoring of the peregrine nest on the city’s St John’s Church which has seen successful breeding in the last three years. The nest is on a platform box erected by the…