Category Archives: Owls

Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative highlights mixed fortunes for birds of prey in the National Park

The Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative has today published its annual report for 2018, showing improvement in the breeding success of several raptor species within the Peak District National Park compared to 2017, in parallel with an increase in … Continue reading

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Reporting Dead Birds of Prey

Please see this page for info on reporting dead raptors, if you would like any assistance please do not hesitate to Contact Us and we will do our best to help. On Friday I collected a dead barn owl from … Continue reading

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Barn Owl’s

Barn Owls hadn’t been recorded as a breeding species in the Glossop area since sometime in the 1980’s. With increased sightings each year it was fantastic to learn of  a pair breeding nearby in 2014. There were 5 young at the … Continue reading

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Long-eared Owl Recovery – GN04387

Details of the 2nd of 5 recoveries received this week. A Long-eared Owl, one of a brood of four ringed near to Tintwistle, Derbyshire in May 2007. This bird was recovered dead in July 2014 98 KM from the nest … Continue reading

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The beginning of the breeding season and Nest Recording

As spring approaches fast we have been busy repairing and preparing the Tawny Owl nest boxes (which in most cases are plastic barrels). PDRMG intend to restart their long term study of Tawny Owls after having a break to concentrate … Continue reading

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