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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 03.5 June 1992

Barn Owl Releases – Why the new controls are so necessary

By - Chris Mead

All over Britain, in garden sheds and out-houses and in purpose-built aviaries, captive Barn Owls, Tyto alba, are being kept in readiness to breed more chicks during 1992 for release into the wild. The new crop of owlets will be tended by well-meaning breeders who feel that this is the best way to reverse the undoubted decline of this graceful species.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist