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Adopt a bird of prey

Adopting a bird of prey is a fun and exciting way to support our work, learn more about our birds, and help us to continue the conservation of birds of prey. Whatever pack you choose, adopting one of our birds of prey is a perfect gift idea for all bird lovers. Whether it is the cute owls, majestic eagles or fascinating vultures that have caught your attention, you can adopt one of them.

Our bird of prey adoption packs start from just £25 and last for 12 months.

Snowy Owl

Meet Sweeney Todd!

If you’d like to adopt one of the most iconic species of owl, Sweeney Todd is the Snowy Owl for you!

Adopt a Snowy Owl
Adopt a Secretary Bird

Meet Angola!

If you’re looking to adopt one of the quirkiest birds of prey, look no further than our Secretary Bird, Angola!

Adopt a Secretary Bird
Adopt a Peregrine Falcon

Meet Raj!

If you fancy adopting a bird of prey with great speed in flight, then adopt Raj, our Peregrine Falcon.

Adopt a Peregrine Falcon
Adopt a Bald Eagle

Meet Danebury!

If you’d like to adopt a powerful species of eagle then Danebury the Bald Eagle is the iconic bird of prey for you!

Adopt a Bald Eagle
Adopt a vulture

Meet Cassius!

If you’d like to adopt a Critically Endangered bird and support our work conserving birds of prey across the world, adopt our vulture Cassius!

Adopt an African White-backed Vulture
Adopt a Barn Owl

Meet Charlie!

If you’d like to adopt one of the UK’s favourite birds, then Charlie the Barn Owl is the owl to adopt!

Adopt a Barn Owl
Adopt a Burrowing Owl

Meet Cottonmouth!

If you’d like to adopt an owl, why not adopt one of smallest, yet cheekiest, species by adopting Cottonmouth the Burrowing Owl?

Adopt a Burrowing Owl
Adopt a Meadow Plot

For a lasting memento, why not become a Guradian of the Meadow by adopting a plot in Reg’s Wildflower Meadow?

Adopt a Meadow Plot

Choose a bird of prey adoption pack

Digital

Our Digital Bird of Prey Adoption packs make a fantastic present for bird fanatics! This digital package arrives straight into your inbox for you to forward on to your chosen recipient, or print out for yourself. There’s no packaging, no waiting on the post, and a lesser impact on the environment.

As part of your Digital Adoption pack, you will receive by email:

  • A digital certificate of adoption
  • A digital fact sheet about your adopted species
  • A digital, high-resolution photo of your adoptee

Your fees, which are renewable annually, contribute to the care of our birds.

£25

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Digital+

Digital+ Bird of Prey Adoption packs have all the benefits of our Digital Adoptions, plus the chance to come and see your adoptee at the Hawk Conservancy Trust’s award-winning Visitor Attraction Centre! As part of your Digital+ Adoption pack, you will receive by email:

  • An admission eVoucher to the Trust so that you can visit us and see your adoptee
  • Your name displayed on our Adoptions board
  • A digital  certificate of adoption
  • A digital fact sheet about your adopted species
  • A digital, high-resolution photo of your adoptee

Your fees, which are renewable annually, contribute to the care of our birds.

£40

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Adoption

Our Bird of Prey Adoption Pack makes a wonderful gift for bird lovers of all ages. For just £60, you will receive in your adoption pack:

  • An admission ticket to the Trust so that you can visit us and see your adoptee
  • Your name displayed on our Adoptions board
  • A certificate of adoption
  • A fact sheet about your adopted species
  • A mounted photo of your adoptee
  • A memento of your adopted species

All of this will be delivered in a beautiful Hawk Conservancy Trust embellished box.  Your fees, which are renewable annually, contribute to the care of our birds.

£60

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Premium Adoptions

Help support your chosen adoptee even more and become an exclusive premium adopter. In return you will receive:

From £175 per adoption

Please note: Due to the exclusive nature of our premium adoptions, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to become the premium adopter of your chosen bird.

We currently have no birds available for premium adoption.

Premium Adoptions Enquiries

If you are interested in adopting a bird or species not currently available for adoption, and would like to be informed if it becomes available, please complete the below form. Please note that some birds are adopted long-term so we cannot guarantee that they will become available at any given time.

    Adopt a Bird of Prey FAQ'S

    What types of birds of prey can I adopt?

    There are seven birds of prey that you can adopt: Sweeney Todd the Snowy Owl, Charlie the Barn Owl, Cassius the African White-backed Vulture, Angola the Secretary Bird, Raj the Peregrine Falcon, Cottonmouth the Burrowing Owl or Danebury the Bald Eagle. Please note Cottonmouth the Burrowing Owl is only available as a Digital or Digital Plus adoption exclusively.

    Can I meet the bird of prey I have adopted?

    If you choose our Digital+ or Standard Bird of Prey Adoption pack, you will have an admission voucher included in your adoption pack for you to visit the Hawk Conservancy Trust. If you ask a member of our team on arrival they will be able to show you where your adopted bird of prey’s aviary is around the Trust Grounds so you can see them.

    How long does my Bird of Prey Adoption last for?

    All Bird of Prey Adoptions last one year from date of purchase.

    Does my Adoption automatically renew?

    Your bird of Prey Adoption does not automatically renew, however you will receive an email before your adoption is about to expire notifying you of the approaching expiry date and a reminder to renew.

    Will my name be on a plaque?

    If you have adopted a bird of prey with our Digital+ or Standard Adoption packs, you can find your name on our Adoptions Board. Premium Adoptions will have the adoptee’s name on a plaque on the adopted bird of prey’s aviary.

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