Falconers Diary

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

June 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – June 2017

2017-07-12T17:03:15+00:00 Hot News, Falconers Diary, Latest News|

First things first, Herriot the Steppe Eagle is back on fine form again and doing exactly what he should be doing. He's also sticking to the 7-8 minute flying per bird rule, yaaaay. We're half way through the year already and it's still flying by! Much like our new additions to the team. Phoenix is [...]

May 2017

Volunteer at Muncaster in 2017!

2017-07-07T14:48:58+00:00 Building Manager's Blog, Hot News, Castle Curators Diary, Falconers Diary, Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

The last 12 months have been amazing, exciting and extremely rewarding but we could never have achieved so much progress without the help of our fabulous Volunteers. In the Castle itself, because of the gift of their time, Volunteers have been able to help catalogue, transcribe, research and conserve the artefacts of Muncaster. We are [...]

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

Read Falconer Emma’s Article

2017-07-07T14:48:59+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