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Working with the NI Barn Owl group, Ulster Wildlife Trust and the RSPB, Antrim and Newtownabbey District Council will provide 10 internal and 10 tree mounted Barn Owl nesting boxes to address the decline in barn owls in the Antrim Lough shore area. It was identified as a priority species in the Antrim Borough Biodiversity Action (ABBA) Plan and is also an NI Priority Species. The outcomes will include the increase in barn owl numbers, new links with local landowners and land managers, agriculture and business communities, raising community awareness on Barn owls and their habitat requirements and linking habitat management to the Lough Neagh Wetlands landscape