Barn Owl Photo - Russell Savory

Learn about Essex Wildlife Trust's current projects and ways to get involved with protecting wildlife in the Essex.

Brent Goose Migration

Following the epic 2,500-mile migration of the Dark-bellied Brent Goose

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Dark-bellied Brent Goose

Brent Geese
Photo: Terry Whittaker/2020VISION

Barn Owl Conservation Project

The project works with landowners, installing nest boxes and monitoring wild Barn Owl populations across Essex.

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Barn Owl conservation project

Little Tern Project

Little terns are the UK’s smallest tern and one of our rarest breeding seabirds. Weighing the same as a tennis ball, they migrate here from Africa to breed – some undertaking a journey of 5,000km.

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Little Tern

Little Tern with chick
Photo: Margaret Holland