Barnsley Biodiversity Trust logo Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan. DRAFT Last Updated August 2020

Buildings and wildlife.

Pipistrelle Bats, House Sparrow, Swallow, House Martin and Swift all rely principally on our houses for their roosting and breeding requirements.


Other buildings are also important with the Peregrine Falcon regularly nesting on taller buildings, including in urban Barnsley.


Barn Owls of course nest in farm buildings and increasingly take advantage of nest boxes, as do kestrels.

To be continued …


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