Wintery Grips

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Like the rest of the country we've spent the last few weeks blanketed in snow - but not before we took some of our young Red Squirrels up to join the regeneration project in Anglesey... Read More...

Ferrets & Spooksl


As winter draws on, our boys began the long task of refurbishing some of the enclosures - starting with the ferrets - and we welcomed some wild & wonderful guests to our Hallow'een fundraiser Read More...

Waifs & Strays

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This week we report from the "lost & found" department - Paula our American Kestrel hit the headlines when she went walkabout, whilst this Short Eared Owl pitched up an oil rig in the middle of the North Sea - a long, long way from home. Read More...

Helping Hands


We're often contacted to see if we can help with the identification or care of wild birds of prey - the calls this week came from the Kent shoreline... and from Rangoon in Burma Read More...

For Justin



Two visitors made a special trip from the Isle of Wight this week to visit the Owl adopted by their late son, and at the same time were introduced the the maturing Cecil. Read on... Read More...

Andy dons his tutor hat


This week we played host to a group of local veterinary students and showed them around our raptor first aid and hospital facilities. Read More...

Buzzard Bliss



The injured Common Buzzard that has been recuperating with us for some months was finally given his certificate of airworthiness and released back to the wild this week. Here's the story... Read More...

Back To The Wild



This week we had the pleasure of releasing two Barn Owls back to the wild after they had spent time with us on R&R...

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All in a Day’s work



This week we took some of the birds to an out-show in support of one of our sponsors, and we renew the perches of some of our larger birds Read More...

In The Frame


Birds of prey make great photographic subjects and S.O.S. offers all our visitors the opportunity to add some great shots to their portfolio. Here's one such story.
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Raptor Rewards


This week, we're pleased to report on the return of the Marsh Harrier to the wild after a year in rehab - and some other news of releases & hospital visitors. Read More...

Wings 'n' Things


We're often asked how can youngsters get involved in the art of falconry. This week we publish some details of the opportunities on offer at S.O.S. Read More...

Red Kite Rapture



After the surprise breeding result of a flurry of Red Squirrel kittens at the Sanctuary a few weeks back, now we can announce another first in the 'reds' department - two beautiful Red Kites that were hatched here recently Read More...

Star Spangled Banner



We are joined by a new American cousin, and Barn Owl "Nightshade"plays witness at a wedding. Read More...

Rumbustuous Reds



This week, some rumbustious young Red Squirrels and a Kestrel in two minds! Read More...

What a Beauty!


New resident makes a spectacle of his/herself. Read More...

A Phabulous Photo Day


Last week, a number of people came to take special photos of the stunning raptors here at the Sanctuary. Read More...

Red Hot News


This week saw the addition of some new additions to our home-grown colony of Red Squirrels Read More...

On the Road (Part Deux)


Talking the Talk!
Further adventures of the travelling team! Read More...

On the road...



...with the Wise Owl Roadshow. Come with us on a school visit... Read More...

Achieving Conservation Goals...

... Home & Away Read More...

Little Treasures...

...Large Rewards Read More...

Busy, busy...

... busy knees! Read More...

The Marsh Harrier Saga...

... problems afoot Read More...

Good Housekeeping...

... saving the best ‘til last Read More...

Rest, Recuperate...

... and Release! Read More...

New beginnings...

... For Little & Large
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Win some...

... lose some... Read More...

Easter Week Events

... off to a flying start Read More...

It's Showtime

and Andrew takes a bow. Read More...

Soaring populations?

... what does the future hold? Read More...

First School Visit

drew nigh! Read More...

A Special Weekend…

... for some very Special People! Read More...

First signs of Spring...

and blogger takes off! Read More...

A Long Haul...

... but looking good! Read More...

A ray of sunshine...

... amidst the gloom Read More...

Friends from across...

... the Pond Read More...

Blue Skies ahead...

... and Birds of a feather. Read More...

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch...

... and Bird of Prey Campaign Read More...

European Eagle Owls in the wild...

... a matter for debate? Read More...

Onwards...

... and Upwards Read More...

Brrrrr... Happy New Year!

and will the Big Bird return? Read More...