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Welcome all!  This is the most sensible new landing spot for the "Falconry Friday" photo essay series. The 2016 season will start very soon!

 

 

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Falconry Friday! Medical Issues and Injuries

October 28, 2016
Hello all! Tonks & Dora are about two-thirds of their way through the season and Lily is flying outdoors now so we'll begin transitioning soon! Today I wanted to talk a...
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Falconry Friday! Family Falconry

October 21, 2016
Eek! It's Friday morning and I don't have this written yet! This falconry rule re-write is threatening to bury me, plus I accidentally hit reply all to an email yesterday...
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Falconry Friday! Fall is Here!

October 14, 2016
Hi peeps! I've had a fairly busy week as I'm on the committee re-writing the Utah state falconry statute and that deadline is fast approaching. I'm sitting down now on Th...
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Falconry Friday! - Hawking Strategies

October 07, 2016
Continuing the theme of revisiting aspects of falconry we glossed over in the beginning, this week we'll look a little more closely at some of the hunting strategies the...
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Falconry Friday! Can We Build It?

September 30, 2016
Yes we can! (You may have to have had kids within the last 20 years to get that one!) The Harris' Hawks are well into their season now, with 33 rabbits in the freezer.
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Falconry Friday: Rabbitat! - A Closer Look at the Sagebrush Sea

September 23, 2016
Growing up in the household of a wildlife biologist entailed moving somewhere new every few years but, as fun as these adventures were, we always had a strong desire to g...
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Falconry Friday! Can Dragons Swim?

September 16, 2016
Of course they can, grasshopper! I mean, if they can float on air they can float in water, right? However, just because they can swim, doesn't mean they like to -- or tha...
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Falconry Friday! The hunting season begins!

September 09, 2016
It's go time peeps! We've spent the past month or so laying the groundwork re: what falconry is all about as well as how we caught and trained our dragon. Now it's time t...
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Falconry Friday! How to Train your Dragon (Part 2)

September 02, 2016
Last week we used our Red Tailed hawk, Lily, as a model for training our (hawk-like) dragon. Many of the same principles apply to training other raptors but there are ple...
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Falconry Friday! How to Train Your Dragon (Part 1)

August 26, 2016
Author's note: This ended up about a third longer than intended, but when I first started out I used traditional training techniques that I now believe were less than opt...
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