Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Wonderful Day with the Birds of Prey

The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a well known tourist attraction in the Uk. This trust is involved in rehabilitation, conservation or birds of prey. The centre at Andover, houses a variety of species from allover the world like the Striated Caracara, African Fishing Eagle, Twamy Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Harris Hawks, Brahminy kites, Red Kite, variety of Owls and last but not the least the Magnificent Bald Eagle. The park is spread over 22 acers of land and has two dedicated Flying grounds and a wild flower meadow. The Park is open to the public every day from 10.30am - 5.30pm. A typical day at The Hawk Conservancy Trust runs like this: Displays start with the Vulture Restaurant at 11.30. The Noon and 3.30 flying displays are held in the Lower Flying Grounds while the 2.00 Valley of the Eagles display takes place in Reg's Meadow . At the end of the day, there's a wild Red Kite and Heron feed at the hides. Additional activities include duck races and Raptor Safari tractor & trailer rides. A must visit place for all bird lovers to see these Magnificent Raptors at close quarters.
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Visit the Image Gallery : Hawk Conservancy Trust , Andover Uk