Sponsor a Bird of Prey
When you sponsor a bird of prey at SMJ Falconry we don't just give you a certificate and a photograph. We make your connection as meaningful as possible by offering you the chance to visit and handle your new friend once during each year of sponsorship!
So, sponsor one of our birds of prey and in return we'll give you:
- A visit to handle your new friend, each year of sponsorship
- a personalised sponsorship certificate
- a photograph of your chosen bird of prey
- Key Ring and Fridge Magnet
- 6x4 Photograph of your chosen bird
- USB Stick containing photographs of your chosen Bird and a selection of our other birds at SMJ Falconry
Geoff - Male Peregrine Falcon
Hatch date: 24/5/2014
Geoff is a cheeky chap, he is our imprint (hand raised) peregrine. He is one of Chris's demonstration birds, he also visits schools and does pest control. Geoff join us at SMJ Falconry temporarily in August 2014, we took him on as he was an extremely noisy falcon, he would scream constantly when he saw anyone. He now regularly gets to fly at tame hack, meaning he gets to fly around our farm and the local area for a few hours each morning. He also visits many schools, does Pest Control and public flying displays.
Jay - Male Gyr/Saker Falcon (Hybrid)
Hatch date: 19/4/2014
Jay is our white Gyr/Saker falcon hybrid. He is part of Chris's flying display team and can be seen at events with Chris all over the country. He is a fantastic flying bird and is always eye catching on our static displays.
Reggie - Male Peregrine Falcon
Hatch date: 19/5/2011
Reggie is our adult male peregrine falcon and is been part of Sandra's flying team. He is extremely fast and enjoys just flying rather than chasing the lure. He also takes part in our photography workshops and is particularly stunning when all the heather is in bloom.
Morris - Male Lanner Falcon
Hatch date: 4/5/2013
Morris is part of Chris's display team, he came to us at 6 weeks old (just as he was fully grown) and took straight to flying in demonstrations, he is an excellent bird to watch and will come really close over the audience's heads. He does occasionally go and have a wonder off from shows, most memorably from York where he ended up landing on a Frankie's and Benny's roof and waited for Chris to collect him.
Murphy - Male (Jack) Merlin
Hatch date: 22/5/2011
Murphy is our star demonstration falcon. He is an amazing flyer and is thrilling to watch. He goes along with Chris's display team and he's certainly one to watch. He is also a perfect model for photography workshops.
Tonto - Male American Kestrel
Hatch date: 1/6/2019
Tonto is a cheeky little bird, he is our smallest bird weighing in at just 100 grams. Tonto is used for Experience Days, schools and birthday parties. He also travels around in both Chris's and Sandra's display teams.
Tiffin - Male Kestrel
Hatch date: 5/5/2012
Tiffin is a rescue Kestrel that arrived here in 2013. He was unfortunately found in someones garden shed in a budgey cage. because of this he was in terrible condition. Thankfully after a year of TLC he grew a lovely new set of feathers and now visits schools, thrills people on experience days and does many flying displays during our summer season.