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The oldest Barn Owl alive?


Doesn't she look great at 25

IS BARNY THE BARN OWL THE OLDEST LIVING BARN OWL IN THE UK?
Barny the Barn Owl is aged at 25 years, her hatch date is stamped on an old metal DOE leg ring, which she wears. If the date of hatching is correct we can say that she could be the oldest living captive bred Barn Owl found in the UK, if this is true then the predicted 20 to 25 year life span of a captive bred Barn Owl will soon be beaten by her. She is a very fit Barn Owl & is very healthy indeed, fingers crossed she will live on for years to come!

If anyone knows of a captive bred Barn Owl or knows of a wild Barn Owl that is of the same age or even older then please give the Centre a call, it would be a real pleasure to hear from you.

Tel: 01452 383999 & ask for Vincent Jones.

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Other Barn Owl Centre News

26 February 2015
The Owl Bar - Soho. London - We now have a press Release
14 February 2015
WOODWORKING VOLUNTEERS WANTED - Click here to find out more
2 January 2015
2015 - Great News for Gloucestershire Barn Owls, Little Owls, Tawny Owls & Kestrels
1 January 2015
2015 - Active News Feeds can be found on our Twitter Page
13 November 2014
Barn Owl Centre helps PTS rescue a Bird of Prey
18 October 2014
Golden Eagle Webcam live daily between 6pm to 8am approx
13 September 2014
FARM APPEAL - We need your help to purchase Netheridge Farm from Gloucester City Council
12 July 2014
TAWNY OWL RELEASE Visit our live Webcam
7 June 2014
IN MEMORY OF OUR BELOVED BARN OWL 'GYZMO'
21 May 2014
Gloucestershire Wild Barn Owls 2014
10 May 2014
Barn Owl Centre adds 2 new trustees to charity
13 March 2014
2014 - An exciting year for the Barn Owl Centre
9 July 2013
Barn Owl Manors now off to Malaysia
9 February 2013
The Barn Owl Centre Needs your Help
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
22 January 2011
The oldest Barn Owl alive?
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
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