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November 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – November 2017

2017-12-07T10:51:51+00:00 Hot News, Falconers Diary, Latest News|

November is always the calm after the storm here at Muncaster (although the rain never stops!!). We have the busy Halloween week then visitor numbers just flat-line as all the schools are back and people on holiday return to work. It’s a very odd transition from carrying out two flying displays daily in front of [...]

October 2017

Castle Curators Team Volunteer Week 13th Nov

2017-11-19T13:55:44+00:00 Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

Volunteer Week at Muncaster begins the 13th of November 2017 and runs for seven days through to Sunday 19th November. This is when the Castle is closed to the public and we are able to focus on our many conservation jobs. Our volunteers love this time of year as they are able to help with [...]

Volunteer Week in the Castle begins 13th Nov 2017

2017-10-30T11:40:29+00:00 Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

Volunteer Week at Muncaster begins the 13th of November 2017. This is when the Castle is closed to the public and we are able to focus on our many conservation jobs. Our volunteers love this time of year as they are able to help with creating new displays, cataloguing the collection and assisting in the [...]

September 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – September 2017

2017-11-19T20:33:09+00:00 Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Swifts, Barn Swallows and Martins have all gone. Corvids and starlings are grouping up. Fieldfares and Redwings are eating berries. Leaves are turning a crisp burnt caramel. This can only mean one thing; autumn is officially here. I love the transition of seasons and so do our birds in the Centre. All of our birds have worked [...]

August 2017

July 2017

Hawk and Owl Centre – July 2017

2017-09-01T17:32:49+00:00 Falconers Diary, Latest News|

Apologies for the late post, it’s been a very busy month for us here at Muncaster Hawk and Owl Centre. Inspection time Every zoological/animal organisation that is open to the public undergoes a zoo licensing inspection. This inspection looks into everything from animal care in the collection to the paper work side of things. We [...]