We can offer a series of options for you to pick and choose to suit your special day:
1. Ring Bearer – Prices from £275
2. Ring Bearer & Pictures – Prices from £300
3. Pictures & Static Display – Prices from £325
Option 1 provides the choice of Harris Hawk or Barn Owl to deliver your rings down the aisle. We arrive an hour before the ceremony to meet the person receiving the rings, the registrar/vicar and photographer if possible. After we have had our little chats, we give a little training to the receiver, and then try to disappear until the time comes. Depending on the bird, you will either have our big gorgeous Harris Hawk delivering the rings, or our stunningly silent Barn Owl.
Option 2 adds pictures after the ceremony, this means we will normally stay for around 45 minutes after the ceremony to have photos with you as well as with guests.
Option 3 allows us to come along for photos afterwards and a static display. This option helps if you would like us there, but you have guests who are scared of birds. We would arrive before the ceremony to know where we can set up, and throughout the ceremony begin to slowly set up. We will bring around 5/6 birds with us, all of which are friendly birds which everyone can get up close with (including children).
We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Within 20 miles, we will require no additional travel cost. Anything after that will require additional travel costs. For up to 50 miles from Wantage, we will require a £30 travel charge. For up to 75 miles, we will require a £50 travel charge. For up to 100 miles, we will require a £75 travel charge. For anything over 100 miles, please contact us.
Our professional handlers will be dressed smartly and appropriately, with the birds as clean as they can be!
Frequently Asked Questions
Will the bird pass dropping whilst flying?
No, the bird will not pass dropping whilst flying, they are very clean birds who take their jobs seriously.
Who will the bird fly to?
The bird can fly to anyone that you would like. It could be the Best Man, Page Boy, Bride, anyone, as long as we know before the ceremony.
How are the rings attached?
There will be ribbons tied through the anklets of the birds flowing down, we will then put the rings into individual bags, and tie them onto the bird. If you would not like us to use the real rings, we can use dummy rings, however we prefer to use the real rings to give the proper experience.
Does the venue have to be a certain size?
It doesn’t have to be. As long as we have room to fly the bird down the aisle, then yes it’s okay.
Are you insured?
We are fully insured.
Is there any further information you need to know?
As we are dealing with live animals, we will need to know of any surprises which could scare or hurt our birds. These may include things such as aerosols, live bands, magicians, children, themes or anything of any importance to you on your big day!