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the hawk conservancy in hampshire

the hawk conservancy in hampshire

If you live down south in England, then a visit to the Hawk Conservancy Trust is a definite must. Whether you’ve got the family in tow, or fancy some solitary time away from high-rises and CO2, the Hawk Conservancy Trust is a gateway to natural beauty where the agenda is graciously dominated by predators of the air.

DSC_0160A balmy 18 degrees, clear blue skies and a rural amphitheatre: the perfect setting to view an unpretentious and magnificent theatrical.

the little girl and the owl

the little girl and the owl

My children took their turns to hold the celebrated performers of the day…

the big boy and the owl

the big boy and the owl

… And I took the glove too. It had to be done.

the owl and i

the owl and i

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the secretary bird, the most dramatic of the cast

And that, my friends, was a truly beautiful day. Click on any of the images to be taken to the hawk conservancy trust’s website. Thanks for reading.

DSC_0171PS: photos taken courtesy of my OH :-)

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