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DescriptionThe Falconer's Apprentice. A Guide to Training the Red-Tailed Hawk. By William Oakes, 2001, revised 3rd edition, 5.5" x 8", illustrated.
A Guide to Training the Passage Red-tailed Hawk: All aspects of training and care. A great help to the aspiring falconer, this book is packed with information that focuses on the first bird most falconers acquire. A must-have for the beginner!
Contents: Falconry, Pre-Trapping Preparations, Traps & Trapping, Post-Trapping Treatment, Manning, Feeding, Flying, Game & Game Treatment, Hunting, Conditioning & Diet, Transportation, Off Season, Release or Hacking Back, and Epilogue. Appendices: Code of Conduct for Apprentices, Code of Conduct for Sponsors, Recommended Falconry Books, North American Falconer's Association, and Index.