One family of owls can consume over 3000 to 5000 rodents per year. Hatching 2 clutches per year, that can be as many as 10,000 rodents per year. But one poisoned rat can destroy an entire owl family.
~Talk to neighbors
~Pass out flyers informing neighbors
~Post pole signs that owls are nesting
~Assure a clear flight path to and from likely hunting ground.
~Reduced predator access (no lateral limbs, places for great horned owls, raccoon, opossums to sit and wait, near box opening).
~Protection from summer sun.
~Protection from prevailing wind and patterns of strong gusts.
CLAW Barn Owl Nesting Program VIDEO
All Owls, Hawks and other Raptors are natures rodent control. Please keep them safe by not using rodenticides.
Our mission is to reduce the need for pesticides and rodenticides by encouraging natural predators through conservation of habitat, nesting boxes and education
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