Happy New Year


Happy New Year!!  2015 was a pinnacle year for the sanctuary with many great memories…. our 25th Anniversary & winning Gold at the Cornwall Tourism Awards to name a few…… none of this would be possible without the support of … Continue reading

Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouth

The Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)  Podargus  means ‘gouty’ is derived from the Greek word podagra meaning gout. This refers to the small, presumably weak feet of the frogmouth. Some say they walk ‘like a gouty old man’. The species name strigoides is from the Latin strix meaning owl, and oides meaning … Continue reading

Northern Hawk owl

Scientific name: Surnia ulula Height: 360mm to 450mm Geographical distribution: From eastern Alaska through to Newfoundland and in some areas extends south into Northern America. Habitat: They live mostly in open coniferous forests, or coniferous forests mixed with deciduous species such as … Continue reading