Spend a day with us and our birds of prey

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.

Join our 100 Club
Calling all Members… …did you know you can join our exclusive Hawk Conservancy Trust 100 Club? By joining our 100 Club, you’ll be in... Read more
All about Alex McGarry
Alex McGarry is a professional artist specialising in oil paintings of British wildlife and birds. She is the winner of the prestigious title ‘Up... Read more
Burrowing Owl antics with Patrick!
If you’ve ever been lucky enough to step into our burrow on a Meet the Burrowers VIP Encounter, you will have become closer than... Read more
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