Of the five species of owl which breed in Britain the barn owl is becoming much less common generally - and in some places, rare. A recent report suggested that there might be between 4,000 - 5,000 pairs of barn owls living in the British Isles.

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Image: Owl (Barn) by Paul Ritchie

Information sourced from:

The Barn Owl Trust (2014), Current UK Barn Owl population figures [online], Available from: http://www.barnowltrust.org.uk/barn-owl-facts/current-uk-barn-owl-population/ [accessed 09/07/2015]

The Barn Owl Trust (2014), Current UK Barn Owl population figures [online], Available from: http://www.barnowltrust.org.uk/barn-owl-facts/current-uk-barn-owl-population/ [accessed 09/07/2015]

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