BOMP Results and Publications

BOMP final report

A 4-page final report on the Barn Owl Monitoring Programme is available to download (PDF, 390.2 KB).

Annual BOMP research reports

Over the surveys duration from 2000-2009, a BOMP research report was produced annually, summarising the findings to date. The reports are listed below and are available via the BTO's research and data services. If you wish to obtain copies of any reports, please researchreports [at] bto.org (email) the service

BOMP Report Year
BTO Research Report No
2000
258
2001
294
2002
341
2003
411
2004
424
2005
454
2007
523
2008
557

Papers published using BOMP data

The paper below was published in the proceedings of the 4th World Owl Conference, held in Groningen, The Netherlands, in 2007.

Leech, D.I., Shawyer, C.R., Barimore, C.J., & Crick, H.Q.P. (2009) The Barn Owl Monitoring Programme: establishing a protocol to assess temporal and spatial variation in productivity at a national scale. Ardea 97, 421–428.

Barn Owl Bulletin

A newsletter for volunteers, Barn Owl Bulletin, was published annually for most of the survey. Copies can be downloaded below.

Barn Owl Bulletin No. 1 - 2002
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Barn Owl Bulletin No. 2 - 2003
551Kb
Download (PDF, 201.16 KB)
Barn Owl Bulletin No. 3 - 2005
529Kb
Download (PDF, 528.75 KB)
Barn Owl Bulletin No. 4 - 2006
616Kb
Download (PDF, 615.18 KB)

Colin Shawyer's BOMP blog

Colin Shawyer of Wildlife Countryside Partnership publishes regular updates on the Barn Owl breeding season each year. Colin continues his blog at the Barn Owl Conservation Network website.