- Everything you need to know about the sport and its practice
- Lessons and tips from an experienced teacher
- Modern approach to a traditional sport
All aspects of falconry--from the sport's rich history to the latest equipment and practices--are covered in this volume. Topics addressed include species suitable for use in falconry, day-to-day husbandry, training and tactics, working in tandem with ferrets and dogs, necessary equipment, keeping the raptors healthy and fit, and captive breeding.
About the Author:
James McKay is the director of the UK's National Falconry School, where more than 50 raptors are maintained, bred, and trained. He is the author of The Complete Jack Russell, Ferret Breeding, and omplete Guide to Ferrets. He lives in Derbyshire, England.