Make a House a Home – Nest Building

Make a House a Home – Nest Building

Make a House a Home – Nest Building Season Breeding season is always an exciting time of year, and it can also be a rollercoaster of emotions. There is great excitement when birds begin to pair up, sometimes followed by disappointment if they aren’t successful,...
Breeding Season Recap 2022

Breeding Season Recap 2022

Breeding Season Recap 2022 Looking back at the 2022 breeding season gives us an opportunity to both celebrate our successes and also learn where we can improve. Overall, the season was successful with the hatching and subsequent fledging of four chicks – one...

There's a lot to know about the Horstmann Trust

We've been breeding vultures for over 40 years and have achieved a lot in that time - some of the first captive breeding of vultures happened here. We aim to continually improve and learn from what we do.

Core work at the Trust

From the practical to the theoretical we are always trying to improve how we manage and breed vultures and birds of prey.

At the core we are breeding birds to maintain our captive population but to also return birds to the wild to support the wild populations.

 

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There are lots of ways you can support our work

You can help vultures through the work we do. There are many way that you can get involved – take a look at some of the options available to you.