I haven't been very good at posting regularly on this blog about my journey with the sparrowhawk. Partially this is because so much happens every day and I am in the middle of it all, that I find it hard to pause and reflect. Partially, I feel that this blog is not the right space … Continue reading updates about my journey with the sparrowhawk
So, I said that I would write a post about Irish Wild Take and explain how I ended up with this beautiful wild sparrowhawk in my house, and I promise I will. But for now I just wanted to share a few photos from today's activities, which involved hunting pine cones. This sounds like a … Continue reading My hawk is growing
For the past two weeks, I've been sharing my house with a wild sparrowhawk. She came to me via an unusual route - I took her from a nest in the local woods under the Irish 'wild take' licence for the purpose of falconry. I wrote about this process in a series of blog posts … Continue reading What is falconry?
There are so many seeds out there, but what to grow? This is what I decided to grow in my vegetable garden in the West of Ireland.