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Falconry - The Essential Guide

By Steve Wright

ISBN: 9781861268631
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): September 2006
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 100 colour illustrations 20 line drawings

Aimed at both those who are on the point of taking up falconry as well as those who already have hawks, Falconry - The Essential Guide examines all aspects of the sport and is packed with practical advice and information. The author's enthusiasm for his subject is infectious and the text is written in a clear, accessible style. His realistic approach to falconry is demonstrated by his assertion that we should not let people over-complicate the theory and that we should stick to common sense and consistency.

Lavishly illustrated with over 100 full colour photographs and diagrams, this is a one-stop guide to all those with an interest in falconry.

Topics covered include: What is involved in becoming a falconer, and all the factors that have to be taken into careful consideration when choosing and purchasing a bird. Preparing for the arrival of the bird. Day-to-day management including feeding, hygiene, health and welfare. Early training. Hunting and field craft. The quarry. The falconer's use of dogs and ferrets

RRP: £19.95

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