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Our new hospital annex -

If you’ve visited us this year, you won’t have been able to miss the building works taking place on site, next to our National Bird of Prey Hospital™. Here we’re constructing an annex to the hospital, made possible with the help of very generous donations from Animal Friends Pet Insurance and Life Members Graham and Rita Morgan. This project will expand our facilities and allow us to improve our biosecurity measures.

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Nature’s a Hoot Episode 13 – Job swap with Hannah and Tom -

Here you can read more about Nature’s a Hoot, and access resources, photos and extra insights from episode 13, where our podcast hosts, Hannah and Tom, swap jobs at the Hawk Conservancy Trust for a couple of days! Listen now to the Nature’s a Hoot episode 13 Job swap with Hannah and Tom. Don’t forget to subscribe! Can you believe it’s been a full year since we launched our wildlife podcast, Nature’s a Hoot? To close our second season, in this month’s episode, Tom and Hannah spend a day in one another’s shoes. Hannah joins the Bird Team while Tom […]

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Investigating UK biodiversity -

This summer we are delighted to welcome Katie Sell to our Conservation and Research Team as an intern with a particular focus on UK biodiversity: “Before joining the Trust I had just completed my Master’s degree in Zoology, so when the opportunity arose to work for the Trust conducting research, I jumped at the chance! Being part of the team here means that not only do I get to improve fieldwork skills that I have learnt over the course of my degree, but also learn new ones. One of the best experiences so far has been helping to ring some […]

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Smooth sailing and bird training -

In May this year, we welcomed Owen Lincoln to our Bird Team here at the Trust, so we’ve caught up with him to find out how he’s been getting on: “I joined the Hawk Conservancy Trust four months ago now and I can safely say that time certainly does fly when you’re having fun. Before coming here, I worked for a bird of prey centre in Bedfordshire for over four years, and working with birds of prey is all I could ever see myself doing. So to come here now is a dream come true I can assure you. I’ve […]

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Nature’s a Hoot Episode 12: Raptor Senses with Dr Simon Potier -

Here you can read more about Nature’s a Hoot, and access resources, photos and extra insights from episode 12 where we welcome special guest, Scientist, falconer and raptor enthusiast Dr Simon Potier. Listen now to the Nature’s a Hoot episode 12 Raptor Senses. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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My first months at the Trust -

James Knight joined our team at the Trust in late May and has been busy settling in and getting to know all of our fantastic birds. In our latest blog post, we’ve caught up with James to find out more about how he’s getting on:

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Working with Wallace -

Last summer we were excited to welcome a five-month-old Bald Eagle to our team. We named him Wallace (after naturalist Alfred Russell Wallace) and teamed him up with Simon Christer from our Bird Team to work with. We’ve caught up with Simon to find out how the past year has been for the pair:

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Nature’s a Hoot Episode 11: Writing for Nature with Megan McCubbin -

Here you can read more about Nature’s a Hoot, and access resources, photos and extra insights from our eleventh episode for part two with special guest, Springwatch presenter, zoologist, photographer and all-round wildlife enthusiast Megan McCubbin! Listen now to the Nature’s a Hoot eleventh episode Writing for Nature. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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Updates from the National Bird of Prey Hospital™ -

We are extremely proud of the work we do in the National Bird of Prey Hospital™. Hospital Manager Cedric, along with other dedicated staff members and volunteers work tirelessly to ensure all the birds get the highest level of care possible, and the best chance at survival when they are released back into the wild. So far, 2021 has been no exception, and Cedric and the team are very busy as always. Read on for the latest updates from the hospital!

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Life of a Springwatch presenter with Megan McCubbin -

Here you can read more about Nature’s a Hoot, and access resources, photos and extra insights from our tenth episode where we welcome special guest, Springwatch presenter, zoologist, photographer and all-round wildlife enthusiast Megan McCubbin! Listen now to the Nature’s a Hoot tenth episode Life of a Springwatch presenter. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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