Falconers Diary

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

May 2017

Volunteer at Muncaster in 2017!

2017-10-30T11:43:27+00:00 Muncaster Estates Blog, 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

December 2016

WRT bird displays – update

2017-07-07T14:49:32+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 [...]