Falconers Diary

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

January 2017

December 2016

WRT bird displays – update

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These following measures have been 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 will resume from 11th February when we reopen after the winter. [...]

November 2016

October 2016

Volunteer Taster Afternoon 23rd Nov 12-3pm

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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 [...]

July 2016

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