Hi Everyone As we have mentioned in an earlier post, it has been 25 years since Bill rescued his first owl. Well the Lancashire Evening Post heard about this and have been to visit. If you didn’t pick up the paper on 31st Jan 2017 you can visit their website to read the story http://www.lep.co.uk/news/life-s-one-long-hoot-at-barn-owl-bill-s-bird-haven-home-1-8363260[…]
Katy had been under the weather, the vet thought that she had a chest infection and was going to give her a course of antibiotics but unfortunately it was too late. While holding her for the vet examination she passed away. We are all very upset. Katy was 14 years old and had been with[…]
Please note that due to bird flu being in this country we are having to be very careful about doing outdoor displays. At first we were told not to move birds until end January but now its the end of February. We have also been told that we can continue with indoor displays, so as[…]
Happy New Year to everyone, we hope 2017 will be a good year for you all. 2017 sees us reach 25 years of rescuing owls and birds of prey, along with the wide variety of other creatures we have helped along the way. Our first rescue was an Owl we named Sappi after the old[…]
Over recent weeks we have had to cancel displays following announcements regarding bird flu in the UK. The risk to public health is considered to be low and the avian flu does not pose a risk to food safety for UK consumers. In view of this, the movement of birds has been restricted which has[…]
Sadly our 18 year old White-faced Scops Owl ‘Otis’ passed away. Otis came to BarnOwlBill along with some other owls as his owner had terminal cancer. During his time with us he was always a grumpy old man and would often growl at Bill and the volunteers as they passed his aviary. A few years[…]
Thought we would upload some new pics from the Sanctuary.
Hi Everyone On New Years day a member of the public brought a Kestrel in to us. He had been found on the road near Penwortham, Preston. The Kestrel was wet and it looked as though he may have been clipped by a car, although we can’t be sure – he was certainly stunned and[…]