Based on five years of research, and produced with the support of English Nature, this well-illustrated little book is packed full of useful information for anyone interested in barn owls or their conservation. It is specifically aimed at those involved in planning and development which may affect barn owls, with chapters covering problems facing the species, legislation, barn conversions, site surveys, planning applications, and protection prior, during and after construction. Also included are advice on constructing and installing nestboxes. Essential reading for anyone carrying out a barn owl survey or establishing whether a site is used by barn owls. The complete results of the original survey are also available.