April 18, 2020
Dr Gordon Mellor
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
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
This call for evidence seeks views on the use of general licences for the management of certain wild birds.
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
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...
British falconry and hawk keeping have been for many years dependent u...
Wild Take Statement
Update From DEFRA
April 3, 2020
Detail of call for evidence
As a result of EU Exit there are a number of potential changes occurring at UK borders, in the event of a No Deal, that you should be aware of.
February 20, 2019
Trading and moving endangered species protected by CITES if there’s no withdrawal deal
February 13, 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
December 13, 2018
DEFRA - EU CITES Engagement Session
December 4, 2018
Hawk Board Election – Results 2018
August 31, 2018
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