Falconers Diary

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

July 2016

July 2016

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  It's amazing how quickly the season is passing. Before long we'll be back into the summer holidays 'silly season' which is just as well as the birds are flying fantastically at the moment. Alongside Herriot (about whom I should probably have a break from raving about - Last week. 600ft up. On a thermal [...]

June 2016

Hawk and Owl Centre – June 2016

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Because I watch the team of birds fly everyday I am in the immensely privileged position of seeing the small changes. The boosts in confidence the birds gain from seeing more and the progress they make. One such bird, whom I've mentioned many many times on my blog, is Herriot our Steppe Eagle. He's made constant [...]

May 2016

Endangered Species Day 2016 is May 20th

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Look out for daily news in the runup to Endangered Species Day about endangered species native to and represented here at Muncaster and what we can all do to help safeguard their future. Our hooded vultures are a prime example of how a species can be brought  to the brink of extinction entirely unintentionally, when [...]

March 2016

The Yellow-billed Kites return after the winter!

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After their winter in warmer climes (well, Andover anyway...)  the team of yellow billed kites will arrive back today to start training for the new season's Sky Hunters display. See our old blog for posts before this date.