Introduction to Falconry
This course caters to a diverse audience, whether you're a newcomer interested in starting your journey in the fascinating world of falconry or a newly licensed falconer seeking to enhance your skills, broaden your knowledge, and explore various techniques. Gain a strong foundation to either kickstart your falconry adventure or boost your confidence. You'll have the chance to interact with various bird species and venture into the field for small game hunting.
The course encompasses an array of subjects, including daily routines, bird handling, training, fieldcraft (hunting methods), lure swinging, equipment crafting, locating a lost bird, avian biology, healthcare, and disease management, interpreting raptor behavior, physical examinations, regulatory compliance, wild bird capture techniques, fitness regimens, and the natural history of these magnificent birds, among other topics.
Our course is available as a group class every Sunday over a six-week period starting in November. If you prefer a more personalized experience, private sessions can be arranged at your convenience. Please email email@example.com to discuss availability for private sessions.
Participants MUST possess their small game hunting license in order to participate on hunts.
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THIS COURSE IS NOT AN APPRENTICESHIP
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.