In between Christmas and New Year, I spent a gift voucher given to me for an 'activity day' flying birds of prey at The Falconry Centre at Shuttleworth (Old Warden) in Bedfordshire.
I got fly a number of species and see some others close up (sat on my gloved hand). The day started with some owls.
Above: This is a Scops owl called Shaun.
We flew a Kestrel and a Harris Hawk before lunch. After lunch we flew the Bald Headed Eagle and ...