New England Falconry

New England Falconry has partnered with the Woodstock Inn & Resort to provide an exciting new guest experience at the resort's falconry center in Woodstock, Vermont. New England Falconry’s staff includes professional falconers who provide guests with a wealth of knowledge of this ancient pastime and an interactive hands-on encounter with these magnificent birds of prey. This ancient sport of kings has been in existence for over 4,000 years, and it is both fascinating and exciting for individuals and the entire family. The content of the sessions will include details about raptor adaptations, conservation, and history of falconry as well as free flying sessions with Harris’s hawks. 

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Meet Chris Davis, Master Falconer

Chris is a Master Falconer, breeder, and the founder and director of New England Falconry with centers located in Amherst, MA and Woodstock, VT.  He has been a licensed falconer since 1979, and has been educating about falconry and raptors since 1985. Chris is the first Master Falconer permitted in this country to offer hands on falconry education. He received a Masters Degree in Resource Management and conducts research on threatened species for Federal and State wildlife agencies.

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Introductory Session

Experience handling and flying a trained Harris’s hawk while learning about their special adaptations, falconry and need for their conservation.

  45 minutes
Participant $95
Non Participant $30

Limit 6 participants

Private Session-additional 25%

 

Extended Session

Experience handling and flying a trained Harris’s hawk while learning about their special adaptations, falconry and need for their conservation. A second hawk is flown during the extended session.

 

  1 & 1/2 hours
Participant $180
Non Participant $50

Limit 6 participants

Private Session-additional 25%
 

Reserve your spot today by calling Concierge at 802.457.6609

Or Book Online Today!
 

*All Falconry rates are subject to VT state tax and a 20% gratuity.

Group/Corporate/Team Building

A part of your event that your attendees will always remember! Experience handling and flying a trained Harris’s hawk while learning about their special adaptations, falconry and need for their conservation. Includes a flight demonstration with our falcon and time for an up close experience with our Eurasian Eagle Owl.

  Two hours
10-15 people $850

 

Raptor Reception

Allow your event to get just a little more interesting! Our falconer will offer casual mingling with guests at a reception for an informal opportunity to see a raptor(s) up close and learn about falconry.

  1+ hour
1 Falconer, 1 Bird $250
2 Falconers, 2 Bird Species $350

 

Wedding

A great opportunity for a wedding party and guests to see a raptor up close, learn about falconry and take pictures.

Duration 1 & 1/2hour
Cost $500

Surprise your guests with a ring delivery at the ceremony, additional $500

The New England Falconry center is located in the Historic Rutherford Barn on Hartland Hill Road in Woodstock, VT. 802.457.6621