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Owl Sanctuary Appeal - Please donate

To donate towards our appeal please CLICK HERE

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 from a growing pet trade.

Through the care and compassion of an amazing team, these birds are looked after and 24/7. However, the Barn Owl Centre does need your help.

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

While the birds have accommodation, the aviaries they are currently in were never meant to be permanent. With weathered timbers and old aviary mesh, their homes could do with a complete revamp and this costs a lot of money. The aviaries are functional but not the best if we were to open our doors as a Visiting Centre.

These are captive bred birds which cannot be released into the wild, many came into care after becoming unwanted and mistreated, this had a huge impact on their previous lives and now, they get a great live of support plus regularly exercise within the farms environment. More information on how the Barn Owl Centre rehabilitates and cares for its birds can be gained by booking into one of our hands-on experiences.

Fifty birds live at the Barn Owl Centre, all of which require new aviaries - this works out at just £300 per aviary but we have 50 aviaries to get through.

To donate towards our appeal please CLICK HERE

With your help, the Barn Owl Centre can be visually transformed, giving these fabulous birds the peranant homes where visitors can come and meet them.

If you are kind enough to donate, please think about leaving your name so we can thank you, it would be nice also to add you to the "Friends of the Barn Owl Centre" display wall!

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Other Barn Owl Centre News

29 April 2018
Supporting both Owls & Evening Tourism - Perfect Match
1 March 2018
Specialised Sanctuary for Captive Bred Owls & Birds of Prey
2 February 2018
Volunteers Wanted
28 April 2017
The Countess Bathurst joins our charity as Patron
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
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
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
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
Charity. No : 1097410
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