Barn Owls

Barn owls are afforded special legal protection. They are frequently recorded in outbuildings and barns; the team can offer surveys, advice and practical mitigation strategies for this species.

Barn owls are afforded special protection under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981) and as amended. In addition to trees this species is frequently recorded in outbuildings and barns and is often the focus of protected species surveys which involve buildings. The team has particular expertise in undertaking surveys for this species and can offer advice and prepare mitigation strategies when this species is present. This can include the provision of and installation of nest boxes as appropriate. The team have been involved with successful projects involving barn owl towers.

We can supply and install nest boxes and advise on the construction of barn owl towers as part of development mitigation strategies and also for non-development conservation projects.

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Why use Inspired Ecology?

Inspired Ecology Ltd are a team of experienced ecologists with complementary expertise that can provide complete ecological solutions for your project.


Practical experience in the use of advanced technological species surveying equipment

Ecological Solutions

Wide knowledge and expertise in theoretical and practical field skills suitable for a range of flora and fauna


As a small company with a distinguished reputation within the sector, we assure the highest standard of customer service and efficiency tailored towards your ecology needs


Over 15 years of experience in the ecological sector with personnel holding relevant degrees and/or membership of appropriate professional bodies


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