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White-headed Vulture chick - April 11th, 2018

On 6 March 2018, a White-headed Vulture chick hatched at the Hawk Conservancy Trust to parents Angus and Satara. This new chick is the first recorded White-headed Vulture chick to hatch in captivity in 2018, and Angus and Satara’s third chick.

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Bird of Prey Family Adventures - March 23rd, 2018

Rewilding has become a popular term these days in conservation and is not only important for the natural world but also vital for children. Giving them the opportunity to be in the presence of wild and beautiful creatures helps develop a connection to nature and to their own wild side. Children can flourish in this environment and not only is it good for them we hope it may inspire a passion to protect our wildlife and wild environments. Now is the perfect time for you to get your children outside and immersed in nature. On top of our full daily […]

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New Conservation and Research Award - March 21st, 2018

We have just introduced a new conservation and research award, created to continue the legacy of our former Chairman, Marion Paviour.

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121 poisoned vultures, hundreds saved - March 6th, 2018

The shocking news about the intentional and targeted poisoning of an elephant carcass that affected 121 Critically Endangered vultures on 25 February 2018 in southern Mozambique is distressing but not surprising. These incidents are becoming more frequent. The impact of this event is devastating, however it is important to realise that without a quick response the mortalities would have been much greater. Of the 121 affected vultures, 18 were recovered poisoned but still alive and these are all undergoing treatment. The rapid action taken by the poison response team neutralised the poisoned carcass and prevented many of the hundreds of […]

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We’re Recruiting: Field Research Volunteers - February 5th, 2018

We are recruiting part-time unpaid Field Volunteers to continue an existing project with the Hawk Conservancy Trust. The project is a study of the biodiversity at different sites. We are looking for volunteers with experience in small mammal trapping and small mammal identification skills. Experience with other surveying techniques such as bird point counts, invertebrate pitfall trapping and vegetation transects would be excellent! The fieldwork is flexible however you would need to provide a minimum of one trapping session per week commitment on an ongoing basis, and have a full driving licence with access to your own transport as you […]

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Raffle Winner Announced - January 5th, 2018

Congratulations to Colin Wyatt, the winner of our raffle to win a stunning Barn Owl sculpture. Given the time of year, we just had to let some of Father Christmas’ elves present the prize! The stunning piece was created in metal and wood by artist Diccon Dadey. For those of you not lucky enough to win on this occasion, keep an eye out for our 2018 art raffle.

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The Joys of Winter - November 10th, 2017

This is always a funny time of year for our Bird Team; moving from the hectic schedule of our high season into the winter timetable, there is so much change that happens all of a sudden.

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Have you ever wanted to help with the Trust’s research? - November 3rd, 2017

The Trust undertakes a number of UK-based research projects aimed at monitoring the status of a number of UK raptor species. Although the majority of this work is performed by members of our Conservation and Research Department, there are a number of other aspects to these projects we are unable to perform due to lack of manpower. To get around this problem, we have identified ways in which you can help.

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The highs and lows of Ben and James’s fundraising challenges - October 20th, 2017

Last month, Ben and James took on the challenges they set themselves in order to raise funds for critically endangered vultures. Thank you to everyone who has supported them.

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Christmas with the Hawk Conservancy Trust - October 6th, 2017

We have Christmas all wrapped up to allow you to bag those perfect gifts, enjoy special family events and remain stress free.

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