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£15,000 appeal to build a new home for our birds


The Barn Owl Centre, Gloucester rehabilitates and cares for captive bred owls and birds of prey, many of which have had a tragic start to their lives.

Through the care and compassion of Vince and his team, these birds are looked after and loved. However, the Barn Owl Centre needs your help.

The Barn Owl Centre has been at Netheridge Farm, Gloucester since 2008 and due to various setbacks the Centre has never been able to move from temporary to permanent buildings - something which has meant they have never been able to open to the public.

While the birds have accommodation, the aviaries they are currently in were never meant to be permanent. With weathered timber and out-of-date aviary mesh, their homes are functional but not the best these birds deserve.

These are captive bred birds which cannot be released into the wild, many came into care from the growing pet trade and this had a huge impact on their previous lives. Now, the Barn Owl Centre regularly exercise and fly the birds and let them live as naturally as possible. More information on how the Barn Owl Centre rehabilitates and cares for its birds can be gained by booking into one of our experiences.

Fifty birds live at the Barn Owl Centre, all of which require new homes - that works out at just £300 per aviary.

To donate towards our appeal please CLICK HERE or CLICK IMAGE

With your help, the Barn Owl Centre can be made over, giving these fabulous birds a proper home and give you the chance to see them thrive.

Don't forget to leave your name with your donation - your name will be added to the "Friends of the Barn Owl Centre" display wall!

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Other Barn Owl Centre News

12 June 2017
2017 - Now available, Our 'NEW' ECO BARN OWL BOX Ref EcoT)
28 April 2017
The Countess Bathurst joins our charity as Patron
7 March 2017
2016 - Now available, Our 'NEW' ECO SEMI-APEX BARN OWL BOX
6 March 2017
2016 - Now available, Our 'NEW' ECO KESTREL BOX
23 February 2017
2016 - The launch of our 'NEW' ECO TAWNY OWL NESTING BOX
7 February 2017
2016 - The launch of our 'NEW' ECO BARN OWL NESTING BOX
1 January 2017
2016 - Now available, Our 'NEW' ECO APEX BARN OWL BOX
12 October 2016
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29 June 2016
A 2hr Photography Experience - Weekend Evenings
17 May 2016
The oldest Barn Owl alive?
26 February 2016
Welcome to the re-launch of our long awaited Gloucestershire Owl Project 2016-19
9 June 2015
Gloucestershire's Owl Box Project - 2015
2 January 2015
2015 - Great News for Gloucestershire Barn Owls, Little Owls, Tawny Owls & Kestrels
13 November 2014
Barn Owl Centre helps PTS rescue a Bird of Prey
12 July 2014
TAWNY OWL RELEASE Visit our live Webcam
7 June 2014
IN MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED BARN OWL & FOUNDER 'GYZMO'
21 May 2014
Gloucestershire Wild Barn Owls 2014
10 May 2014
Barn Owl Centre adds 1 new trustee to charity
9 July 2013
Barn Owl Manors now off to Malaysia
1 March 2013
We operate a Specialised Sanctuary for Owls & Birds of Prey
12 October 2012
Back to the Wild
19 June 2012
Gloucestershire Environmental Trust supports Barn Owl Centre
10 January 2012
Barn Owl Manors Now Occupied
30 December 2011
Nest Box Launch for 2012
31 May 2011
The Co-operative Farms supporting Barn Owls
16 January 2011
CHARITY HELP WANTED
2 September 2010
Barn Owl Manor - Building for Barn Owls
20 August 2010
Our Activity Centre
6 July 2010
Re-locating a 6 ton Ash Tree for the Owls
17 April 2009
Wild Tawny Owlets brought into Care 2009
27 October 2008
The appearance of an Eagle Owl
9 August 2008
New Arrival to the Centre
19 November 2006
Nest /Roost Boxes for Owls this Winter
23 June 2006
The arrival of a white Little Owl Orphan
28 March 2006
Barn Owl Population Increase for Gloucestershire
7 March 2006
Barn Owl Centre Documentary
6 July 2004
Rescued Little Owl
The Barn Owl Centre is a registered charity dedicated to community education, conservation and bird welfare
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