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Our mission is the conservation of birds of prey. The simplicity of this statement belies the complexity of the tasks it requires and the long-term commitment and investment. The threats facing bird of prey populations around the world are numerous. A majority of bird of prey species are under pressure to a lesser or greater extent and the conservation actions used to defend against these threats are varied and often innovative. As a result, our operational philosophy is one of evidence-based conservation management. Our conservation and research work takes place in the UK and overseas.

Education is a key part of conservation and is a fundamental element of everything we do. The more people know about the work we do and the importance of looking after birds of prey, then the greater chance we have of protecting them.

Our National Bird of Prey Hospital™ can receive and treat more than 200 sick, injured or orphaned birds of prey each year. Our hospital also acts as the base for our research projects that benefit wild, injured and rehabilitated, birds of prey.

Our latest COVID-19 statement
Following the government’s update to the COVID-19 restrictions and re-opening plans, the Hawk Conservancy Trust does not expect to be allowed to re-open until... Read more
Breeding Palm-nut Vultures
As many of you will know, at the Trust we really love vultures and we are fortunate to have a variety of species in... Read more
Win a Day with our Bird Team
Would you like the chance to become a helper to the Bird Team for the day and help us raise some money at the... Read more
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