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Practical Falconry By Gage Earle Freeman
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Practical Falconry is made up of two parts, both of which will be of interest to those thinking of taking up the noble sport of Falconry. In the part the author, an experienced and well thought of... More > hawking expert describes how the beginner should go about the whole process. From asking what sort of country will you be flying your birds in, to what kind of birds would be suitable and how to go about getting them. From there he describes the various type of hunting can be done and how to go about it. The second half of the book is called "How I became a Falconer", and describe this experts rise to prowess, through experience and anecdote. This book, first published in 1869, is as fascinating and insightful today, as the day it was first printed and is recommended for anyone with an interest in falconry.< Less
Coursing and Falconry By Harding Cox & Hon. Gerald Lascelles
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This book deals with two subjects both bloodsports. The first Coursing, has long since been outlawed but within these pages we have an insight into the community or Coursers and the... More > “art” of putting the dogs to the hare, along with the breeding and care of the dogs. The second half deals with Falconry, and discusses the various birds the falconer can make use of, of their training and details their care.< Less
Falconry: Sport of Kings By Louis Agassiz Fuertes et al.
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Falconry, once the means of supplying man's necessities, it has survived the centuries as one of the most romantic pastimes of history. This collection of four articles taken from the pages of... More > National Geographic form a delightful insight into the world of Falconry. Including details of the practice of falconry, with suggestions and advice, and also an insight into the birds themselves. Littered with photographs and beautiful paintings of the birds in action and on the perch, you reader will enjoy this delve into the sport of kings.< Less
Trevor Hill's Falconry By Alan K. Fairhurst
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Birds of prey going through their paces with Trevor Hill thrilling the spectators with their flying abilities.
Falconry: Its Claims, History, and Practices – Hunting with Birds of Prey (Hardcover) By Gage Earle Freeman
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This guide to falconry dates to mid-19th century Britain, and explains both the history and practical elements of using birds of prey to hunt wild animals. Raising and training intelligent birds of... More > prey to hunt animals was popular in Europe from the Middle Ages onward. Over the centuries, techniques and practices were refined, with the peculiarities of the various birds used – be they peregrine falcons, goshawks, sparrow-hawks or otherwise – investigated by generations of enthusiasts. This history is detailed and supplemented with the author’s own practical experience and advice. Gage Earle Freeman was a clergyman who spent some years assigned to India. As a lifelong enthusiast of falconry, Freeman was impressed to behold the practice in India; a culture where hunting with birds of prey had been a tradition for millennia. As an experienced falconer, Freeman was able to put the skills he’d honed on Buxton Moor in England to use in India – his talents met appreciation, and he received birds as gifts.< Less
Falconry: Its Claims, History, and Practices – Hunting with Birds of Prey By Gage Earle Freeman
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This guide to falconry dates to mid-19th century Britain, and explains both the history and practical elements of using birds of prey to hunt wild animals. Raising and training intelligent birds of... More > prey to hunt animals was popular in Europe from the Middle Ages onward. Over the centuries, techniques and practices were refined, with the peculiarities of the various birds used – be they peregrine falcons, goshawks, sparrow-hawks or otherwise – investigated by generations of enthusiasts. This history is detailed and supplemented with the author’s own practical experience and advice. Gage Earle Freeman was a clergyman who spent some years assigned to India. As a lifelong enthusiast of falconry, Freeman was impressed to behold the practice in India; a culture where hunting with birds of prey had been a tradition for millennia. As an experienced falconer, Freeman was able to put the skills he’d honed on Buxton Moor in England to use in India – his talents met appreciation, and he received birds as gifts.< Less
RED SHOULDERED HAWKS FOR FALCONRY The Apex Game Hawk Hiding in Plain Sight By WILLIAM SANDERS
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Introducing the second, GREATLY expanded edition of RED SHOULDERED HAWKS FOR FALCONRY, THE APEX GAME HAWK HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT.(From 96 to 176 pages) The FIRST book on the Red Shouldered American... More > Hawk for falconry, with the forward by Steve Layman, famous Falconer, Biologist and Operant Conditioning, expert. Master falconer William Sanders shows ITS true nature, acceleration, speed, beauty and adaptability for falconry. Some have now labeled him the Father of Red Shouldered Hawk falconry in the USA. Field observations for 5 years, how to train, and hunting with male and females, MUCH MORE unique information on training methods like the Japanese Muchi stick, food bowl, operant conditioning games, the FIRST TIME in English, a DETAILED use of the EASTERN JANGOLI is presented. “The art of the Bartolo”( The side arm throw) is also taught. Every Austringer needs this book for this rare information. Biologist - Falconer Dr. Curt Erickson calls this “21st-century falconry meets ancient ways. A MUST READ.< Less
The snowy owl in captivity By Anna Sanchez
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This book is the fruit of years of observation and study of the snowy owl in captivity in the nordic nocturnal birds of prey center, Natural’Mente in Ulldecona (Spain). Our objective was to... More > better understand the problems that this bird faces in a captive environment and in climactic conditions that are very different from those of its habitat. These are not minor difficulties. A knowledge of their life in the wild is essential to an understanding of the behavior and physiology of the animal. It is now time for me to share all this work with the purpose of improving the living conditions of this maginficient bird in captivity and help its owners understand it better, and be consciously aware of the pressures it is subject to so far from its habitat.< Less
NOCTURNAL MIND Study of the behavior of nocturnal predators in captivity and specialized training guide By Anna Sanchez
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This book is particularly directed toward falconers and professionals who desire to specialize in nocturnal raptors. The first section is an immersion into the life of nocturnals and serves as a... More > basis for the second section, where their behavior is analyzed. Based on the understanding of the mindset of nocturnal raptors, this study permits an understanding of their behavior and the reasons for it, as well as highlighting the differing habits of diurnal and nocturnal predators. Supported by years of experience, study, observation, and testing, this analysis intends to improve their lives and treatment in captivity< Less
The Art and Practice of Hawking By E.B. Michell
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This book describes as briefly as was consistent with clearness the birds now chiefly used in the chase, and the manner of care, training and flying of them.

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