BETTS ECOLOGY CASE STUDY: BARN OWL NESTING
Betts Ecology were called in to advise on barn owls roosting, nesting and breeding in a hangar to be demolished.
Client & Location
International vehicle manufacturer – Cheshire
Betts Ecology surveyed the site and assessed usage by barn owls; nest observations; pellet collection and analysis; advice provided on avoiding adverse impact on the adults and owlets; liaison with Natural England; provision of alternative nest sites including conversion of unused structure for barn owls to use.
Betts Ecology were able to provide a practical solution that assured conservation of the owls and resolved the requirements of the client with regard to the hangar’s demolition.
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