Conference Report Published

We are delighted that the First National Conference of Bird of Prey Professionals was a huge success with over one hundred professionals in attendance on the day. Read more here: https://conference.raptorawards.org/2018/03/30/first-national-conference-of-bird-of-prey-professionals-conference-report/  

Conference information

The First National Conference of Bird of Prey Professionals will be held on 19th March at Kilworth Springs Golf Club. Note that this is a ticketed event, and all tickets have been sold! We have a website dedicated to the conference with everything that delegates need to know here: https://conference.raptorawards.org/ We …

Network growing at a phenomenal rate!

Monday 5 June will see Raptor Awards running yet another standard setting day for new providers and instructors! We are delighted that there is such an interest in training those that have or intend to keep/ work with birds of prey. Training to the standards set by Raptor Awards contributes …

Visit our stand at the Falconry Fair

Come and visit our stand at the forthcoming British Falconry Fair this May Bank Holiday (Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May). We will be promoting the welfare of birds of prey through the education and training that our approved training providers offer. For more details about the event go …

Read Raptor Awards published article here:

The Case for Occupational Standards for Bird of Prey Keepers and Professionals In many roles and occupations, the knowledge and skills that an individual must hold in order to be considered ‘trained’ and ‘qualified’ are perfectly clear. This normally involves the completion of specific qualifications[1] which describe and assess those …

Raptor Awards published

Raptor Awards has been published in the Autumn 2016 edition of the Falconers and Raptor Conservation magazine. In the article we feed back on the results of the survey we conducted to establish the appetite for occupational standards for bird of prey keepers and professionals. We also give an overview …

Falconry Weekend

Raptor Awards were present with our very own stand at the recent Falconry Weekend held at the International Bird of Prey Centre in Newent, Gloucestershire. We were pleased to find that there is a real appetite for accredited training and assessment and were able to direct many interested people to …

Falconry weekend 3-4 September 2016

The annual Falconry weekend will be taking place on 3-4 September at the International Centre for Birds of Prey (ICBP). We are delighted that Raptor Awards has been invited to have its own trade stand there so please drop by and visit us! ICBP has the largest collection of birds …