Barn owls prefer to nest in tree cavities or on a concealed ledge in a barn - installing a nest box will give them an additional option to a natural site.

Barn Owl by Ian McGuire

Info on Barn Owl Boxes

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Tawny owls generally nest in tree cavities or sometimes they use old crows nests. A nest box is a good alternative f installed using these guidelines

BOXES FOR TAWNY OWLS

Info on Tawny Owl Boxes

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Little owls can be hard to tempt into a nest box if they are happy where they are but it’s still worth considering installing one in case things change.

BOXES FOR LITTLE OWLS

Info on Little Owl Boxes

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Long-eared owls and short-eared owls have different requirements for breeding as this page explains

NEST SITES FOR OTHER OWLS

Helping the ‘eared’ Owls

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The Barn Owl Trust is an excellent source of information for nest box advice and plans for making your own - visit www.barnowltrust.co.uk

The Barn Owl Centre of Gloucestershire is a small charity based in Gloucestershire that sells a range of owl nest boxes to raise funds for their excellent conservation work.

For information visit www.barnowl.co.uk

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