Thumbnail Filmstrip of Gyrfalcons of the Kings - Frank Wenzel - Photo Essay - Perfect Bound Images
DescriptionGyrfalcons of the Kings, Frank Wenzel, Perfect Bound, 11.5" x 9.75", 35 Pages.
Frank Wenzel of Denmark is obviously a lover of Gyrfalcons, as are many falconers. He is an accomplished photographer and has produced a large format photo essay book documenting the Gyrfalcon. It contains reader's spreads covering: Geographical propagation and sources of food; Capturing the essence of Greenland; The nest of the Gyrfalcon; Falconry; History; Appearance; Birds of prey and their cultural history in Denmark; The origins and popularity of falconry; Species, descent and races; The name Gyrfalcon; My Gyrfalcons; Four Iceland Gyrfalcon chicks; Present falcons; Chief falcon mast C.C. Gran, 1763; and The Desert King.
In 1979 Frank founded the World Centre for Information about Birds of Prey, Their Nature and Cultural History - Breeding and Behaviour Biology.