Mission Statement of ICBP
The conservation of all birds of prey and their habitats through public education and captive breeding. Treatment and rehabilitation of wild injured birds of prey. Research for understanding the health and conservation of all birds of prey. To preserve the long standing heritage and history of British and Worldwide falconry
Aims and objectives
The Centre is open to the general public for 10 months of the year, plus parts of December for Owl Evenings, courses and experience days. Education is ongoing to all visitors. The Centre also undertakes more in depth education to specific groups and parties, from first schools to universities and ICBP offers off-site lectures and teaching.
|The Centre continues its captive breeding aims; to research species; breed from species not previously understood; provide teaching and written information for good and viable captive breeding programmes at home and abroad; maintain the collection and provide birds for demonstrations and falconry, both in the UK and further afield.|
The Centre undertakes and encourages non invasive research with the collection, working with colleges and universities to provide access to the birds for scientific projects and papers. The Centre also works with the National Birds of Prey Trust and the BNHS, RSPB, ZSL and many other groups and facilities to continue to support worldwide field research projects.
|The Centre undertakes international conservation programmes wherever it can usefully help. It has been involved in the South Asian Vulture Programme with SAVE since 1999.|
The Centre accepts and treats and rehabilitates injured wild birds of prey and advises on injured birds throughout the world
Neil Forbs from Great Western Exotic Vets
International Centre For Birds of Prey
Present the perfect course for raptor keepers, falconers, zoos keepers, demonstrators, educationalists in raptor understanding and owl keepers.
‘Management of birds of prey for health and longevity’
One Day Course
Presented by Neil A Forbes DipECZM(avian) FRCVS RCVS and European Specialist in Bird Medicine
Two dates available
Sunday February 5th 2017
Saturday April 1st 2017
0900h – 1630h
At: International Centre for Birds of Prey
Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1JJ
Cost £85 for one day
Includes lunch, refreshments + comprehensive A4 course notes
Please phone to book at: 01531 820286