Cotswold Falconry Centre

Bald Eagle

During this week I visited the Cotswold Falconry Centre for the first time. The Falconry Centre is right next to the Batsford Arboretum and home to approx 60 different species of Birds of Prey.

The centre opens at 10.30 and flying displays take place each day at 11.30am, 1.30pm, and 3pm, with each diplay using different birds. During British summer time, March 29th until October 26th, there is an extra display at 4.30pm.

Facilities

There is a decent sized car park, toilets and a cafe in the adjacent Batsford Arboretum garden centre,

Prices (as at writing of this post)

Adults £10
Concessions £7.50
Children (4 – 15 years) £5
Family ticket (2 adults & 2 kids) £25

Further and up to date information may be found via this link to the Cotswold falconry centre home page.

Here is a selection of photo’s from the day.

Falcons

Gyr x Saker Falcon
Gyr x Saker Falcon
Lanner Falcon
Lanner Falcon

Eagles

Eagle
Eagle
Bald Eagle
Bald Eagle

A European Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo) with a great character.

European Eagle Owl
European Eagle Owl
Eat Happy
Eat Happy
European Eagle Owl in flight
European Eagle Owl in flight

and one of the Vultures.

Vulture
Vulture

 

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