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******* Due to the ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus, COVID-19 this event has been limited to 6 people to cope with the social distancing rules. The first 2 people who sign up get in for £55 the normal price will be £69. ******* Whether you are an amateur or professional this experience allows you to get up close and personal to these magnificent birds of prey. These 2 and half-hour sessions involve you taking close up photographs of some of the 20 plus birds on-site as they are handled by the falconer. The birds will also be taken out to fly and you can get some amazing shots of their graceful flights and their stunning shapes and plumage of various colours. During the workshop feel free to ask any questions to Andrew about photography and Grant with the birds of birds. The event will start with an introduction to the birds by Grant who owns Woodland Hawking, for the first 15 minutes and then Andrew will provide some ideal tips on photographing these birds. You are then free to take photos of the birds on their perches under the supervision and on the falconer's fist. After the first hour, some of the birds will be taken out for you to photograph in flight. If you are feeling adventurous then you could wear the glove and let the bird lands on your hand. Birds of Prey - Kestrels, Barn Owls, Lanner Falcons, Peregrine Falcons, Saker Falcons, Gyr x Sakers and Harris Hawks. Refreshments of tea/coffee and nibbles will be provided but bring your own packed lunch. There is a carpark close by which is also used for the Coltspring Riding Stables. The location is close to Whippendell Woods. Address : Sarratt, WD3 4LR (full address will be given when booked) About Woodland Hawking Woodland Hawking offers Bird of Prey experiences all-year round in the Hertfordshire countryside, just 20 minutes outside London. From an introduction to advance hands-on get up close and personal with some of natures most magnificent creatures. We fly Kestrels, Barn Owls, Lanner Falcons, Peregrine Falcons, Saker Falcons and Harris Hawks for our guest's delight. Ideal Lenses Macro / portrait close up with for the feathers Telephoto lens for when the birds are flying Instagram - @woodlandhawking | @alalchan & @watfordphotography The hashtags for the event is #wp_woodlandhawking #watfordphotography #woodlandhawking If there is bad weather and the event has to be cancelled a full refund will be given unless you want to be transferred to the next date. We need to have a minimum number of 4 people for it to go ahead.