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DescriptionGyrfalcon by Emma Ford, Tom J. Cade, and Robert B. Berry
1999, 1st edition, 12.5" x 10.5", hardbound, dust wrapper, 192 pages, 256 color illustrations by Andrew Ellis and Anthony Rhodes.
These three authors have meticulously researched the gyrfalcon's role in natural history, literature and falconry. This is the first full-color study dedicated to the species. Professor Tom J. Cade has contributed Adaptations for Survival in Arctic Regions and Robert B. Berry covers The Gyrfalcon in North American Falconry, The Captive Propagation of the Gyrfalcon, The Future of the Gyrfalcon and finally, The Hunt. It has been magnificently produced and richly illustrated with the finest paintings and sketches of the gyr, superb photographs and 56 specially commissioned paintings by artists Andrew Ellis and Anthony Rhodes.
This trap is most commonly used to catch Merlins and Prairie Falcons.