Ultimate Eagle And Vulture Day
At Wings Of Wales we are lucky enough to have some very special birds on our team. Florence the White Tail plays a large role in public engagement and education, also as an ambassador towards the re introduction of the species back into Wales. As the UK,s Largest bird of prey they are very impressive with an 8ft wingspan.
Origon is our American ambassador and cousin to Florence. The Bald Eagle at one stage was in serious concern of becoming extinct. Today as the emblem of the USA there increase has been a true conservation success.
Mellefecent is our African Ambassador and is again another fish eagle. However she reflects in her personality just how amazing these birds have to be to survive in the african landscape. A truly stunning bird with the most amazing vocals, the voice of Africa.
Takora is our South American representative known as the Black Breasted Buzzard Eagle. Named after a Chilean vulcano she has stunning plumage that sets them apart from many other birds of prey.
This day is tailored for people wanting a real adventure in the Brecon Beacons National Park. It is also only on a one to one basis but you may also bring a maximum of two guests with you for the day. The venue is Penderyn in the Brecon Beacons. we start at 10am where you will meet you at the Ty Newyedd Country Hotel for tea or coffee. Then head towards the limestone hills where we park in a secure location and get ready to fly our hawks, vulture and eagles. The views are terrific with a fantastic 360 degree view, and the famous peak of Pen y Fan in the distance.
we venture out with Harry our Ruppells Vulture. A critically endangered species, Harry plays a huge role in public engagement towards conservation of all species. We walk with Harry to the top of Penderyn Vole where he follows us all the way to the top. You will then see his impressive 9ft wingspan as he takes of into the wind. We will also fly one of the eagles in the morning session before we head back.
Once back we take a short trip down to the country hotel of Ty Newydd for local home lunch and refreshments.
In our afternoon session we venture up on the Brecon Beacons flying a number of eagles From the White Tail to the Bald Eagle. Weather permitting the birds will soar to great heights with the eagle flying along side us and landing to the glove, As ambassadors of the national park we can tell you a vast amount about the history and geology of the landscape you are walking in. You can have as many photographs taken as you take in the stunning scenery of the National Park. It is a truly amazing spectacle that will never be forgotten.
Good footwear and clothing are essential, you also need to be physically fit as you will be walking throughout the day and also up some gradients. It is also advisable to bring bottled water to keep hydrated. Your cream tea lunch is incorporated into the price.
Please Note : Due to the nature of the activity the weather plays a massive role in if we are able to go ahead on the day. All bookings are re scheduled if they are not possible due to the weather.
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