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Raven Rescue

24th April 2017

On the 23rd April 2017 Harrogate red watch rescued a raven that had been spooked by a dog at Knaresborough Castle and had flown to a tree at Mother Shipton's Cave.

The Raven known as Mourdour is a 10 year old African white chested raven and is one of the Queen's ravens that reside at Knaresborough Castle. She got her jesses caught around her legs and was unable to fly.

Crews used the aerial ladder platform to retrieve Mourdour and she was safely given back to her keeper Igraine, who is Her Majestys Raven Keeper for the Duchy of Lancaster.

Pictured below are Igraine and Mourdour.

Find out more about the Ravens at Knaresborough Castle here

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Igraine, Moudour and the ALP 1



Igraine, Moudour and the ALP

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