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Falconry requires patience, intuition, skill in the making and tooling of the equipment, and knowledge of the countryside and the quarry which the hawk hunts. This book explores the history (from 2000 BC) and the sport today.
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The author, vice-chair of the Scottish Falcon Board, introduces us to the history, equipment and techniques of this ancient sport. She reviews various species and their hunting characteristics, and includes information on conservation and breeding. Handsomely illustrated with color photos throughout, the book provides an index of additional resources including licensing, falconry courses and equipment suppliers. "Renaissance Magazine (August 2009)""Synopsis:
This contains the latest techniques and developments in this age-old "country-type" sport together with photographs especially shot for the book. It aims to provide a complete guide to the art and practice of falconry. Advice is given on the general husbandry of harks, combined with information on training, techniques and equipment. There is also guidance on gransportation, legislation, the making of equipment and aspects of conservation. The author founded and runs the British School of Falconry. The contents of the book also overlap into aviculture and nature.
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Book Description Blandford Pr, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0713722487
Book Description Blandford Pr. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0713722487 New book. Dust jacket in mylar protective cover. Seller Inventory # E3-432LORI
Book Description Blandford Pr, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Revised Edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0713722487
Book Description Blandford Pr, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0713722487