Falconers Diary

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

March 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – March 2017

2017-03-18T19:49:05+00:00 Hot News, Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Myself and Emma have had a busy couple of months! In February’s blog I mentioned that there will be new additions to the Hawk and Owl Centre, we’ve chosen our new human team to join the centre and are really looking forward to them starting as of next week. It’s very exciting and it shows [...]

February 2017

Read Falconer Emma’s Article

2017-02-15T09:37:34+00:00 Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Our own Emma McLachlan was interviewed about vulture conservation and her work at Muncaster for The Female Falconers' Club. A transcript is below, or have a look at the original post here  Nature's Clean Up Crew by Emma McLachlan I stand in a beautiful wildflower meadow, the bumblebees are working hard and the summer chatter [...]

January 2017

December 2016

WRT bird displays – update

2017-03-08T14:26:03+00:00 Falconers Diary, Latest News|

These following measures were introduced by the Government Chief Veterinary Officer to protect the UK from avian flu. Read the DEFRA information. Following notice that falconry and similar displays are in fact permitted, the Sky Hunters daily display was reinstated in December and resumed from 11th February when we reopened after the winter. We were originally [...]

November 2016

October 2016

Volunteer Taster Afternoon 23rd Nov 12-3pm

2016-12-21T13:45:08+00:00 Castle Curators Diary, Falconers Diary, Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

On Wednesday 23rd November we would like to invite you to Muncaster Castle for a Volunteer Taster Afternoon, to find out more about the amazing volunteer opportunities we have to offer. You can meet our Volunteer Co-ordinator plus representatives from the Hawk & Owl Centre, the Gardens and the Castle to hear more about our [...]