All posts tagged: Owls

The falcons and hawks of Dunrobin Castle

It’s World Environment Day today and to celebrate we bring you news of the falcons and hawks at Dunrobin Castle in Sutherland in the Scottish Highlands. The castle, home of the Earls of Sutherland, is the most northerly of Scotland’s great houses and the falconry displays are highly praised by both locals and visitors, taking place […]

Watch wild birds live for wellbeing

Spring is a busy time of year for our wild birds who are currently nest building, looking after eggs and rearing their young.  For the opportunity to connect with nature and watch some of our native species, CJ Wildlife is offering a season of live nest box webcams to view from home. Take a front-row seat and […]

Experience birds of prey on a waterway cruise

If you love birds of prey and are looking for an unusual holiday experience, European Waterways now offer magnificent falconry demonstrations on their Scottish and Irish hotel barge cruises. Guests on the Spirit of Scotland and Scottish Highlander and Shannon Princess in Ireland can enjoy striking aerial acrobatics from falcons, hawks, eagles, owls, and vultures, […]

The Great British Autumn at Longleat

Visit Longleat  between Saturday 21st and Sunday 29th October and enjoy a brand new event celebrating The Great British Autumn. A host of autumnal activities will take place at the Wiltshire Estate throughout the week including flying owl shows, apple pressing, mud kitchens and pumpkin trails. Set within the stunning scenery of Longleat’s Capability Brown-landscaped parkland, […]

Experience owls by magical moonlight

The Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover, Hampshire, are offering a magical experience for anyone wishing to catch a display of owls at night. Available on selected dates in September and October, Owls by Moonlight offers visitors the chance to witness these mystical birds as they twist and turn through the night sky, silently skimming as […]

Long-eared owlet pair welcomed in Hampshire

The Hawk Conservancy Trust in Andover, Hampshire welcomed two new long-eared owlets last month.  The three-week old balls of fluff have already been introduced to members of the public in the attraction’s Discovery Barn, and it is hoped both birds will fly in displays in the future. The long-eared owl is native to Europe, Asia […]

Meet the owls of Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle in Kent are offering an unforgettable experience to anyone visiting in a group with a passion for owls. The falconry team at the castle are giving visitors the chance to meet these magnificent birds in a dedicated handling session. Learn more about the different types of owl, where they come from and how […]