Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: An intoductory guide to falconry and training your first bird. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Does the sight of a soaring bird of prey make you catch your breath? Does the world of falconry intrigue you? Perhaps you are considering taking up this ancient sport? This book will guide you through the basics of choosing an appropriate species, building suitable accommodation, equipping your new bird, ensuring proper diet and care and training your bird to fly free and hunt quarry. This is no small undertaking; beginners must be prepared for this sometimes overwhelming, but always challenging sport.
About the Author: A.J. Hallgarth was inspired to engage in the art of falconry after reading a A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines. Growing up in an industrial city in North England, he spent much of his free time learning about falconry from books until he proclaimed himself an expert at the tender age of eight. After much determination and convincing, he was finally able to aquire his first bird - a kestrel, with defiant eyes, the bloom on feather and a sharp menacing-looking beak. Adrian and Ruby started their training together, and fueled the fire that has kept him a practicing falconer for the majority of his life. As a professional falconry instructor, he has taught hundreds of students and has worked in many countries. He and his wife run Phoenix Falconry in Scotland, where they, along with their team of instructors, manage an impressive collection of more than 140 birds.
Buchbeschreibung Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GOR003365395
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Publishers. Surrey, British Columbia. 2004 1st edition. 8vo (146 x 224mm). Pp207 + 1pp ads. Colour and b/w photographs, illustrations, bibliography. Pictorial laminated boards. Mint new copy. "Choosing an appropriate species to begin, building suitable accomodation, equipping your new bird, ensuring proper diet and care and training your bird to fly free and hunt quarry". The author is an experienced professional falconer with a falconry centre in Scotland. Covers all the basic stuff very well. The hunting parts relate to flying Harris Hawks. Chapters include: Objectives of falconry; Legalities of the sport; Time and place to train; Selection of species; Housing your raptor; Equipment; Diet and nutrition; Acquiring your new bird; Choosing and bringing your bird home; Manning; Carriage; Calling off; Following on; Entering; Your first hunting adventure; Different flying techniques; Tactics for different prey; The lost hawk; Health and first aid; The moult; Looking to the future. Appendices includes a list of other useful books, contacts and a glossary of falconry terms. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 12524
Buchbeschreibung HANCOCK HOUSE 2004, 2004. 1st edition hardback no dustwrapper fine 207 pages, coloured illustrations. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 046889
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Pub Ltd 2004-10, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: good. 0888395493. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 554720
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Pub Ltd, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020888395493
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Pub Ltd, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Like New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P010888395493
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Pub Ltd, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110888395493
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Publishers Ltd, Canada, 2004. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0888395493
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Publishers Ltd, Canada. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. 0888395493 New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers NEW6.0588835
Buchbeschreibung Hancock House Publishers Ltd, Canada. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 0888395493 Like New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers LN6.0588835