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Saxon our Golden Eagle -

Whilst we look forward to being open again and welcoming you back, we have taken a moment to look back on the past months when we’ve been flying our winter season team of birds and whom many of you won’t have had a chance to see in action this season. Saxon, our stunning Golden Eagle, has been working with Matt Williams from our Bird Team this winter so we’ve caught up with him to find out how her flying season has gone: “I have been so fortunate to be the main person working with Saxon this winter, as one of […]

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Nature’s a Hoot Episode 8: Weird, Sexy and Hilarious Nature with Sophie Pavelle -

Here you can read more about Nature’s a Hoot, and access resources, photos and extra insights from our eighth episode where we talk science communication, water boatmen and beavers, with special guest Sophie Pavelle. Listen now to the Nature’s a Hoot eighth episode Weird, Sexy and Hilarious Nature. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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Dr Georgia Jones, Marion Paviour Award winner, shares research updates -

We are very excited to share an update from our Marion Paviour Award winner, Dr Georgia Jones, about her project on Kestrel diet analysis! The Trust is extremely pleased be part of this fascinating project working with Kestrels, because it aligns so well with our work on this Amber-listed species. We are extremely grateful for the generous donation from E3 Leadership Development, which made this award possible. We caught up with Georgia to find out the latest on this fascinating project we are very happy to be helping to support:

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Behind the scenes training with Irwin -

Last year we were delighted to welcome two young Black Kites to our team, Attenborough and Irwin. Training young birds is always a highlight for members of our Bird Team so being assigned this role is quite a privilege. Ben Cox was given the job of working with Irwin, so we’ve caught up with him to find out more about how the past nine months with Irwin have been:

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Nature’s a Hoot episode 7: Getting nerdy about nature -

Here you can read more about Nature’s a Hoot, and access resources, photos and extra insights from our seventh episode where we talk nature, with special guest Lucy Lapwing. Listen now to the Nature’s a Hoot seventh episode Getting nerdy about nature. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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How are birds named? -

All living species have a common name and a scientific name, but what’s the purpose of the scientific name?

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Nature’s a Hoot LIVE: Kestrel Special -

Hannah Shaw and Tom Morath, hosts of our wildlife podcast Nature’s a Hoot, will be coming to your living room LIVE on Sunday 21 February for a special virtual event!

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Share the love this Valentine’s Day -

To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, we are holding a special raffle to give you the chance to come and meet your love! But who do you love the most?

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Valentine’s Day Treats -

Treat your loved one to a sumptuous three-course dinner prepared by our expert chefs. You don’t need to live too close the Trust to order this takeaway as the food will all be prepared for your order and will come with full instructions for you to finish at home. Or perhaps you’d prefer a romantic afternoon tea hamper – we even offer prosecco! Email info@hawkconservancy.org for more information and to pre-order. Contact info@hawkconservancy.org to pre-order. Dinner and afternoon tea hampers available for collection on Friday 12 (12-8pm), Saturday 13 (12-2pm) and Sunday 14 February (12-4pm). Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two Sharing Charcuterie Platter served with […]

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The latest update from our National Bird of Prey Hospital™ -

In 2020, 153 birds were admitted to our National Bird of Prey Hospital™. As in previous years, the most numerous species brought to us were Tawny Owls, Kestrels and Buzzards. Two of the last birds to be admitted late in 2020, spent Christmas at the Trust and were both released very recently!

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