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Urgent – Harris Hawk lost in Burntwood

I have no idea what to make of this – lost raptors are a new one for the blog, but never a dull moment – just has this report of a lost Harris Hawk in from Jim Mason of Burntwood:
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Catch a peregrine in Walsall now!

I’m a bit late with this (I’ve only just realised it’s on) but today (Saturday 5th April 2014) is Peregrine Watch at the New Art Galley Walsall – it’s running now until 3pm, so if you can, do pop up.
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Walsall Peregrine Watch this Saturday!

This weekend, focus is the fantastic Walsall Peregrine Watch, which takes place Saturday, March 9th 2013, at the New Art Gallery in Walsall.

I always push this event, as I believe it’s important to show folk that wildlife isn’t just a rural thing, and that conservation, biodiversity and the wonders of the wild are everywhere, even in a post-industrial town like ours.
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Perrie goes large!

I couldn’t make it to Peregrine Watch in Walsall yesterday, sadly – I would have liked to attend, but work commitments prevented it. My sadness at missing the fun, however, has been somewhat alleviated by the excellent pictures and video that … Continue reading

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Peregrine Watch is back today!

Today, Friday 30th March 2011, the hugely successful Peregrinewatch event will be back in Walsall, with events kicking off outside the Central Library in Lichfield Street, and at the New Art Gallery, in Gallery Square. Walsall’s resident peregrines have become … Continue reading

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Wild, wild life

Had this press release in today from the grey Lubyanka that is the civic centre in Walsall. Have to say, this is something I support fully. Morgan Bowers and Kevin Clements and all the team of employees and volunteers working … Continue reading

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Hawking rubbish

I really shouldn’t respond to this kind of thing, but the stupidity and utter ignorance of this one is really, really annoying me. I’m not a birder, I’m not even a member of the RSPB. However, all regular readers will … Continue reading

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