Isle of Wight - Owl & Falconry Centre
7 June 2003
A visit to the
Falconry Centre at Appuldurcombe House
starts with some falcons...
Cherokee is a 3-year old Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus Leucocephalus) from North
America. Bald Eagles have a wing span of up to 9ft.
A Snowy Owl (Nyceta Scandiaca)
Rosie is a Red Tail Buzzard (Buteo Jamaicensis) from North America
The red tail is now obvious
One of the owls landing on a post to catch its prey
A falcon in flight
Cherokee, the bald eagle