BIG NEWS- We are moving!!!!!

Life so far 2020 has proven to be a very difficult year for absolutely everyone, and even through we have managed to survive and didn’t need to call for help like many many zoos and falconry centres across the country we are now facing the single biggest hurdle we have ever faced…… ……We are Moving!!!!! …

Hen harrier on nest

Hen Harriers and Raptor Persecution

What is a Hen Harrier? Hen harriers (Circus cyaneus) are the most intensely persecuted bird of prey in the UK and are native to this country. They are an RSPB Red Listed species, meaning they are one of the highest conservation priority species in the UK and are deemed to need urgent action. Hen harriers…

White-tailed Eagle flying over water with fish

The Isle of Wight Eagles

Everything feels a bit crazy and uncertain right now as we find ourselves in a very novel, worrying situation so we have decided to up our game a little bit when it comes to writing blogs. We have already acknowledged that we don’t write blogs as much as we would like to and what better…

Photo of European Eagle Owl profile

Norman the European Eagle Owl

In July 2019 Feathers and Fur were lucky enough to be asked to take on a gorgeous male European Eagle Owl named Norman. He had spent a few years living in Wales with our good friend, supporter and falconer who was lovely enough to rescue him from a horrific start in life. Unfortunately, due to…

Long-eared owl in snowy tree

Christmas is coming 2019!!

So its coming, with the speed of a coca cola convoy train it feels!! I love christmas, all the sparkle and the thoughts that have to go into each present. This year we are really concentrating on less is more and reuse and recycle. My mum has challenged us to either make presents or the…

Harry Potter themed photoshoot with girl in Hogwarts robes but broom holding Snowy Owl

Gimli meets Cherry Wallis

So last week, I am driving with my other half, taking the passenger seat time to check emails when I read a message from a lady called Linda Blacker asking whether we had a Snowy Owl as she had a photo-shoot planned with a You Tuber who specializes in all things Harry Potter. Well of…