barn owl boxes
Dr Barry Watson and friends putting up 20 barn owl nesting boxes on the Knepp Estate 2006 - they no longer need to rely on redundant farm buildings alone.

see also the 2007 ringing results


 The boxes should to be put on the lea ward side of the tree - away from the prevailing wind. The Owls need a clear "sweep" into the platform on the box.

Barry taking "SatNav" positions of each nesting box - Barry will be monitoring the boxes and ringing the owlets.