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Yearly Archives: 2014

Congratulations to our Lucky Christmas Raffle Winners!

Fylingdale's Wildlife Ranger Chris Hansell
Your generosity supports the crucial work of people like our Wildlife Ranger Chris Hansell – based on 6000 acres of ex-grouse shooting moor at our reserve at Fylingdales.

We are delighted to announce the following winners of the Hawk and Owl Trust 2014 Christmas Raffle. These lucky ladies will be receiving their cheques by Christmas! It is obviously very lucky to be an Adopt a Box member!

Thanks to everyone who bought tickets – your generosity really does help us in our work for wild birds of prey and their habitats

1st prize £500 – Miss B of London (Adopt a Box member)

2nd prize £200 – Mrs W of St Albans, Herts (Adopt a Box Member)

3rd prize £100 – Mrs D of Chesterfield, Derbys (Adopt a Box Member)

Work Commences on New Cameras for our Norwich Peregrine ‘Superstars’

Calling all followers of the Norwich Peregrines. Have you been wondering what’s happening with the upgrade of the nest cams? Then read on… Most of you will know that back in September we reported that the old cameras were going to be upgraded and therefore needed to be removed. This has been done and a…Continue Reading

New South West Community Owls Project Prepares for Launch!

Very special thanks to Teresa Day and Jan Osborne and a massive thanks to everyone else in the Give Two Hoots Group – Hoot! Hoot! that have raised funds to ensure we have nesting boxes ready to go for the Hawk and Owl Trust (South-West) “Community Owls project”. Picture shows Left to right Myself (Chris…Continue Reading

2014 Members Weekend and AGM

This year’s Members Weekend was hosted by the Fylingdales Moor team on the 4th and 5th of October and was held at the Sneaton Castle Centre in Whitby.  This is adjacent to St. Hilda’s Priory, the Mother House of the Order of the Holy Paraclete, an Anglican religious community. After Registration and coffee Members and…Continue Reading

Summercourt Academy Peregrine Day

The Group were invited to Summercourt Academy, Newquay, Cornwall and spent an enjoyable day working with all four classes; teaching them facts about the Peregrine and other Birds of Prey that live in the British Isles and around the coast of Cornwall in particular. Every child ranging from 4-10years, compared their own Wingspan, watched numerous videos, learnt about the…Continue Reading