Falconers Diary

Meet the falconers, find out what’s happening in the Hawk & Owl Centre and read our news.

October 2018

Hawk and Owl Centre – Where has this year gone?

2018-11-20T10:57:11+00:00Hot News, Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Apologies for lack of updates on MHOC recently. Even though summer peak season is well and truly over it still feels like a peak higher than Scafell for me! Christie knows how I feel All of this years young owls are all grown up and flying well in displays. Even though Badger our [...]

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

March 2018

Hawk and Owl Centre – March 2018

2018-05-13T18:39:55+00:00Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Spring really is my favourite season of the year and it's definitely sprung here at Muncaster. Daffodils and primroses are in full bloom.  Greenfinches have returned and I heard my first Chiffchaff of the year signing the famous 'chiff chaff chiff chaff' song! Dawn chorus is at its best. Buzzards courtship displaying and the Ravens [...]

February 2018

December 2017

November 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – November 2017

2017-12-23T06:40:26+00:00Falconers Diary, Latest News|

November is always the calm after the storm here at Muncaster (although the rain never stops!!). We have the busy Halloween week then visitor numbers just flat-line as all the schools are back and people on holiday return to work. It’s a very odd transition from carrying out two flying displays daily in front of [...]

September 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – September 2017

2017-11-19T20:33:09+00:00Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Swifts, Barn Swallows and Martins have all gone. Corvids and starlings are grouping up. Fieldfares and Redwings are eating berries. Leaves are turning a crisp burnt caramel. This can only mean one thing; autumn is officially here. I love the transition of seasons and so do our birds in the Centre. All of our birds have worked [...]