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April 14, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Reserves and Hides are Open!

The Sculthorpe Moor and Shapwick Reserves reopened fully on Monday 12th April 2021. On Monday morning Nigel Middleton took great pleasure in changing Sculthorpe’s ‘Closed’ sign to display its ‘Open’ message. Throughout the day the reserve welcomed happy…
April 14, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Kestrel Highways Project update on A303

Kestrel Highways Project update on A303 An update on the A303 Kestrel Highways Project in Wiltshire which covers 30 miles of the hinterland bordering the A 303, from Mere to Andover. The current Kestrel Conservation Status is Amber, which means that there is…
April 07, 2021
Latest News Laura Wharton

Bath Peregrines Update - Incubation Stage

In total, the Bath Peregrines have laid 4 eggs between the 24th and 31st March (2021). Based on data from recent years Hamish Smith anticipates that hatching will happen during the week of the 1st May. In Summary:Egg 1 was laid 18.39 24th March Egg 2 was laid…

Norwich Peregrines Update - Incubation Stage

Apr 07, 2021 1233
The Norwich Cathedral Peregrines are currently in incubation stage after laying a total…

Creating & Conserving Habitats Through Land Management

Apr 06, 2021 476
Creating and conserving habitats through land management at Sculthorpe MoorImage: Steve…

2021 Norwich Cathedral Watchpoint Update

Mar 23, 2021 2133
Norwich Cathedral 2021
Norwich Cathedral 2021 Watchpoint Update At present, the Trust remains in a lockdown…

Nigel Middleton - 20 Years at the Hawk and Owl Trust!

Feb 23, 2021 1135
Nigel Middleton recently celebrated his 20 year anniversary with the Hawk and Owl Trust.…

Meet the Team - Katherine Hewkin

Jan 27, 2021 1142
Katherine Hewkin is the Trainee Assistant Warden at Sculthorpe Moor Nature…

Peregrine Project – Norwich Cathedral - January 2021

Jan 19, 2021 13114
The Hawk and Owl Trust have visited Norwich Cathedral this month to clean and check the…

Promising Activity Reported at Bath Peregrine Site

Jan 13, 2021 1788
Hamish Smith has reported some promising activity at the Bath Peregrine site at St.…

Shapwick Moor Update

Jan 12, 2021 1322
Simon Beard kindly updates the Hawk and Owl Trust on the Winter period so far at the…

Sculthorpe Reserve - Closed

Dec 24, 2020 1230
Sculthorpe Moor Nature Reserve Further to the Government announcement Norfolk will be…

Welcoming back the Ghost of the Moor

Dec 20, 2020 1354
Welcoming back the ghost of the moor Written by Shaila Rao, Ecologist…

Hawk and Owl Trust Christmas Gift Guide

This year there are plenty of options to choose from. Some items you can order direct from the Trust from home by phone or email and we also have some online options from exciting new collaborations, as well as these we have items available to purchase in person from our Sculthorpe Visitor Centre. Read on to find out more!

In the Sculthorpe gift shop:

If you are visiting Sculthorpe on the run-up to Christmas be sure to pop into our gift shop. We have some lovely things available from local and national makers, as well as books, homewares, plush toys and Hawk and Owl merchandise. A video tour of the gift shop can be seen here:

Order from home:

(Order before 18th December 2020 for delivery before Christmas) 

You can order this year's Hawk and Owl Trust Christmas Cards and 2021 Calendar from the comfort of your own home!


The cards and calendar are available to buy via phone or email:

The calendar is £10.00

And the cards are:

1x 6 pack of cards £3.50
3x 6packs of cards £9.50
(all items priced exc PP)

Many thanks must be given to the talented team of volunteers, staff, and wardens for their collated images from 2019/2020 of Sculthorpe Moor (including images taken at the reserve during the first national lockdown!). The 2021 calendar is unique, beautiful and will be where you put pen to paper and mark your plans for a positive year ahead!

Thanks also to the talented Rey Major who captured the majestic Barn Owl perfectly on his camera.

These items are available to order via:

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Or from the gift shop at Sculthorpe Moor

Other ideas:

This year we have been lucky to work on some exciting collaborations which are ideal Christmas options!

Creature Candy:

Creature Candy aims to increase awareness of Britain's declining & protected wildlife species, they hope to inspire people to take roles within conservation and they also raise funds for charities that aid the sector. 10% of sale prices are donated to British wildlife charities, including the Hawk and Owl Trust. 

Sarah E Williams:

Sarah is a UK based independent artist.

Her "Wildlife of Britain"  series donates to UK local wildlife charities, including the Hawk and Owl Trust. By purchasing one of her beautiful pieces you are also helping some wonderful causes.

 Adopt a Box Membership! 

(Register before 10th December in time for Christmas)

If you’re looking for the perfect stocking filler we may have just the thing to impress even the most discerning bird fanatic in your life!

Our Adopt a Box membership allows you to adopt a box in one of seven regions for one of the following:

Barn owl
Tawny owl
Little Owl

Membership includes:

  • a yearly update on your box
  • a personalised adoption certificate
  • a card with a personal greeting
  • an Illustrated guide to owls and their pellets or ID guide to British birds of prey (depending on the species you choose)
  • two fact sheets
  • a bookmark
  • twice-yearly Adopt a Box news

For full information please visit our website or call us on 01328 856 788


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