Birds of Prey display
- 23rd March - 4th November 2024
The UK’s largest bird of prey show!
Warwick Castle is bringing you 60 stunning birds from all corners of the world. Swooping, looping, and winging their way towards you in the show The Falconer’s Quest, the UK’s largest bird of prey display. The caste’s vast selection of birds of prey includes The Andean Condor, The Steller’s Sea Eagle, The Bearded Vulture, The Bald Eagle, plus lots more. Set in a bespoke arena set upon the river Avon this family-favourite falconry show puts you right in the flight path of the fastest birds of prey on earth with wingspans up to a whopping 9 feet.
Up to 60 Birds of Prey
This impressive display of aerial acrobatics will create lasting memories for the family!
Feel a part of it
Set alongside our riverside location within the castle grounds, you’ll be ducking and diving away from the flight path!
The fastest and largest bird species!
We’ll present you with the fastest bird species, the heaviest eagles, and biggest owls, and the bird with the largest wing span - to name but a few!
Our spectacular birds
Also known as a Lammergeier
Wing span: 231 - 283 cm
Weight: 4.5 - 7.8kg
Fact: Bearded Vultures, feed mainly on bones. If a piece of bone is too large to swallow, they pick it up and…
Verreaux's Eagle Owl
Wing span: 140 - 165 cm
Weight: 1,615 - 3150 g
Fact: The Eagle owl is the largest owl species in Africa! This type of Eagle Owl is the only type of owl to have pink eyelids.
Wing span: 103 - 120 cm
Weight: 260 - 550 g
Fact: Harris Hawks are smart and sociable birds and so like to hunt in
packs. They’re one of the only birds of prey that live & hunt…
Wing span: 80 - 95 cm
Weight: 260 - 550 g
Fact: Did you know that Barn Owls have asymmetrical hearing? With the right ear high than the left, this allows them to triangulate the exact…
Wing span: 270 - 320 cm
Weight: 10 - 12.5 kg
Fact: A true marvel to watch, this large bird is a national symbol of six countries and is an emblem of power and health in ancient Andean…
Steller's Sea Eagle
Wing span: 195 - 250 cm
Weight: 4,900 - 9,500 g
Fact: Did you know they are the heaviest eagle in the world. Their dark brown and black plumage contrasts beautifully
Wing span: 74 - 120 cm
Weight: 330 - 1500 g
The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest animal in the world! This bird of prey is capable of reaching speeds of over 200mph, whilst diving for…
Wing span: 180 - 230 cm
Weight: 3 - 6.3 kg
The Bald Eagle is the national bird of the United States of America and they are not actually bald. The name comes from an older meaning of the…
The Falconers Quest is located on a grassed slope near the Riverside Arena. A limited number of fixed benches are in place for those who need them.
There is an accessible area on concrete at the back of the arena.
HISTORY IS HERE TO STAY
Tired of ducking and diving all day? Extend your Falconer's Quest experience and stay over in our medieval themed lodges in our Knight’s Village. Included in your short break:
- An unforgettable overnight stay within the castle grounds
- One-day Warwick Castle entry tickets
- Discounted second-day entry tickets
- Additional themed evening entertainment
- Complimentary continental breakfast
- Unlimited WiFi
- Car parking
Warwick Castle is a great day out and the Falconer’s Quest is a spectacular addition to the package.
This educational and entertaining extravaganza will have visitors of all ages in awe!
It’s an amazing spectacle!
It was so impressive we went back the next day to see it again.