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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, Alexander Wetmore, Frederick Hall Fowler
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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.
RED SHOULDERED HAWKS FOR FALCONRY The Apex Game Hawk Hiding in Plain Sight By WILLIAM SANDERS
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This is the FIRST book published on America’s beautiful Red Shouldered hawk for falconry! Forward by Steve layman, world famous falconer, biologist,and operant conditioning expert.Mr.Sanders ... More > has been a falconer for over 50 years, examines in detail, how and why this bird has been wrongly passed over as a great game hawk.The author covers field observations over a five-year period, speaking with others who have flown and caught game with them and trapping his bird. A detailed account of the training and successful hunting of his male passage Red Shouldered hawk. Mr. Sanders provides an amazing array of unique information on training methods, the Japanese Muchi stick, food bowl, operant conditioning games, exercises and more. For the FIRST TIME in the English language,the use and detailed construction of the fabled EASTERN JANGOLI is presented,with full-color photos. Every Austringer needs to buy this book if only for this rare information. This is 21st-century falconry meets ancient ways.< 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 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
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.
COUNTRYWISE By John Dryden & Paul Walkden
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The language of the countryside. An illustrated dictionary (fine art by Terence Lambert and many photographs) of many the ancient sayings used extensively by countryfolk who enjoy nature and field... More > sports.< Less
COUNTRYWISE By John Dryden & Paul Walkden
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The language of the countryside. An illustrated dictionary (fine art by Terence Lambert and many photographs) of many the ancient sayings used extensively by countryfolk who enjoy nature and field... More > sports.< Less