April 18, 2020

Hawk Board statement on the granting of licences to take eyass peregrine falcons

British falconry and hawk keeping have been for many years dependent upon the breeding of birds of prey in captivity. This situation has not changed.

The recent granting by Natural England o...

August 2, 2019

Warning Notice

Bird of prey display givers are advised that there is a possibility that activists will seek to disrupt public facing activities. Whilst these are expected to be highly localised, we encourage increased vigilance at this time.

We can do little about protes...

May 10, 2019

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/use-of-general-licences-for-the-management-of-certain-wild-birds-a-call-for-evidence/detail-of-call-for-evidence

This call for evidence seeks views on the use of general licences for the management of certain wild birds.

The cl...

March 14, 2018

I have taken legal advice on our scope to mount a challenge in law and I regret that it seems very limited.

We are told that the only way forward is to seek a Judicial Review. Unfortunately despite the DEFRA consultation being wholly unsatisfactory from our perspectiv...

August 7, 2017

Falconry – Inscribed by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Mankind

Press Release

7 August 2017

This is the time of year when Common Buzzards have young fledging from the nest.  The species has been a major recovery success story in recent years and they have expand...

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