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December 6, 2019

It  may be winter outside, but here at Gauntlet we never set down for a rest!

The winter months at Gauntlet are typically a season for rest (the birds, not us!) and renovation and this year we have something exciting in the pipeline! Recent visitors to Gauntlet may have...

September 18, 2018

Gauntlet Birds of Prey Park is a great day out for you and your family to spend quality time together! Whether you are a birds of prey enthusiast, or just fancy a day out doing something as little different, Gauntlet makes for an exciting day with flying demonstrations...

August 30, 2018

If you love birds of prey and the art of falconry and you have a wedding coming up in the Cheshire area, you may be interested in one of Gauntlet’s famous feathery residents making an appearance on your special day!

Highly Trained Birds

Our residents at Gauntlet are high...

May 21, 2018

On Sunday 20th May we held our monthly members workday where members of Gauntlet can join in and help out for the day around the centre. We were blessed with sunny skies (for a change!) which meant weeding, maintainence, and painting! As usual the team worked tirelessl...

April 2, 2018

Love is certainly in the air for our White Stork group who fly in our displays at our Knowsley Safari Park site "Flight of the talons". Over the past weeks storks have been splitting into pairs and picking sites around their aviary to start building a nest! In the wild...

March 4, 2018

As the beast from the East hit the UK this week, here at Gauntlet we awaited the dropping temperatures by ensuring that all our residents were comfortable and protected from the elements. Some of our older birds came indoors to shelter, extra heat lamps and heaters wer...

February 15, 2018

Hi Everyone!

Apologies as I have just realised Christmas and New Year have been and gone and we've not left you any updates! Even though it is our quiet season at Gauntlet we are still mega busy feeding the birds, updating and maintaining parts of the center, and traini...

February 15, 2018

Gauntlets birds are used to being in the spotlight, so when Alison and Gustav from the University of Salford enquired if any of the birds would but up for a spot of film work for their courses, we knew we had the guys for the job!

 Taking their turn in the spotlight was...

October 31, 2017

Halloween is always a fun time of year as we hold our annual Halloween party. This year some of our birds and the cheeky Meerkats had their own Halloween celebration!

September 2, 2017

Each year IVAD (International Vulture Awareness Day) falls on the first Saturday in September, and collections and organisations across the world join together to raise vital funds for Vulture Conservation.

Vultures across the world are the fastest declining species on...

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