50% discount on new professional body

The International Register of Bird of Prey Professionals (TM)   … the professional body serving the worldwide community of bird of prey professionals and those who depend upon them. This new professional body for those involved with birds of prey in any occupational context launches October 1st. Check out the  …

97% Falconers support standards

Falconers endorse Raptor Awards approach. In a recent snap poll carried out at a well-known Falconry Fair we asked Falconers about their attitudes to standards of Raptor Care in the UK   The respondents were asked about the current level of bird of prey welfare and whether national standards should be applied to those …

New Instructor training

Seen here working hard to get to grips with the International and Occupation Standards for Bird of Prey Welfare a new intake of Instructor/assessors undertake continuing professional development at our latest ‘standardisation event’ They are at the start of their journey to be accepted into the growing Raptor Awards Network of …

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 …