Introduction to Falconry
This 30 hour course is perfect precurser to your apprenticeship. Whether you are someone looking to get started in the sport of falconry, or you are someone newly licensed looking to improve your husbandry, round out your knowledge, and observe different techniques. Learn all the basics to either get your foot in the door or gain confidence. You will have the opportunity to handle various species, and get out into the field to hunt small game.
This course is taught one on one, like how falconry has been traditionally taught for thousands of years (from mentor and apprentice). Some of the topics covered include; daily routine, handling, manning & training, field craft (hunting), lure swinging, equipment making, tracking a lost bird, biology, healthcare & diseases, raptor body language, the physical exam, regulations, wild capture techniques, fitness regimes, natural history and more.
Cost is $1500 plus HST
Participants MUST possess their small game hunting license in order to participate on hunts.
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Participants of this course will be offered 30% off on all bird sales. We encourage new falconers to first trap and train a wild bird for a season prior to purchasing a captive bred bird in order to get the ultimate educational experience.
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