This incredible half day Bedfordshire owl encounter allows you
to get up close and personal with these beautiful birds of prey, to
find out more about their fascinating habits. Owls are wonderful
animals, with an image of myth, mystery and wisdom.
You will have the privilege of meeting a collection of beautiful
owls, and will get to handle them under the supervision of your
experienced falconer guide. Among the majestic birds you will
encounter are the Little Owl, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, the Snowy Owl,
the Long Eared Owl, and the Short Eared Owl, together with
different owls from around the world, such as the bengal and milky
eagle owls. You will even get a chance to fly the birds, with help
from your guide.
This is a spectacular and unusual experience, perfect for bird
lovers and nature lovers alike.You will meet the falconer at 9:45
and 10am, and have a cup of tea or coffee while you meet the other
members of your group.
Once you are all settled in an have had a chance to chat to your
group you will have a short tour of the falconry centre which
allows you to see lots of different species of bird. You will take
a walk through the delightful 'Owl Wood' and visit flying the barn
owls in their large aviary.
After this, the rest of the experience is spent handling various
types of owls, including indigenous owls and owls from all over the
world. You will even have a chance to fly them yourself, under the
close supervision of the falconer.
There are lots of opportunities to get wonderful photos, so don't
forget your camera.