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 times in life when words are not enough to tell the story. It would be too painful and difficult to write everything that has happened since my last post. So I won't. We made an audio about it if you are interested to know the details. But to sum things up two major … Continue reading there are no words to say