OWL PAGES

Everything you need to know about the main species of British owl including information on identification, calls, pellets, nest boxes for owls and conservation advice.

 

BRITISH OWL SPECIES

A guide to the owls that are found in the UK together with information on food, breeding and habitat plus video links

OWL CALLS

Are you trying to identify an owl that is calling? This page may be able to help you identify the species.

NEST BOXES FOR OWLS

Guidance on the types of nest boxes or nesting basket that are recommended for each species of British owl 

CREATING HABITATS FOR OWLS

Creating and maintaining the correct habitat for owls and their prey is a crucial part of their conservation

OWL PELLETS

Owl pellets are the indigestible remains of the owls prey that it has regurgitated.  


This page gives you more information about identifying owl pellets and their value.

FINDING OWL CHICKS

Most owl chicks that are found and taken into rescue centres should in fact have been left alone - this page gives guidance on what to do if you find a young owl on the ground.

OWL EMERGENCIES

If you have found an injured owl and you need advice look at this page first - please remember to always telephone rescue contacts to ensure a rapid response, do not e-mail.

PREVENTING CASUALTIES

Many owls die every year through accidents, traffic collisions, poisonings and other ways - but we can do some things to avoid some deaths.

OWLS IN SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

I live in Yate in South Gloucestershire and so have a local knowledge od some of the best places to see certain species of owl. I never divulge sensitive but this page may be helpful to the general public who want a chance to see owls in the wild.

Look for more information on British owls on Wild Owl Nature Diaries You Tube channel.