American Kestrels in Modern Falconry

by Mullenix, Matthew
American Kestrels in Modern Falconry

American Kestrels in Modern Falconry

by Mullenix, Matthew

Format: Hardcover

Status: No longer stocked

Code: 10163

Condition: New

Dust Jacket: New

Edition: 3rd edition

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Product Details

2007, expanded 3rd edition.

This extensive work represents a nuts-and-bolts approach to training and flying kestrels. There are many new illustrations and the text has been revised and updated. A must-have for all apprentices and others who wish to know more about the intricacies of maintaining and flying a small raptor such as the American Kestrel.

Contents: Introduction, A Brief Natural History, Use in Falconry, Choice of a Bird, Trapping the Passager, Manning & Training, Equipment, Weathering, Entering, Weight Control, Diet, Methods of Hunting, Carrying, Exercise & Conditioning, Hawking Year-Round, Accident & Illness, Signs of Health, and The Future. Appendices: Referenced Works, The Birds, A Kestrel's First Month, Dispositions Table, Weight Control & Behavior Chart, and Hood Patterns. Comes highly recommended. 5.5in x 8.5in, hardcover, gold-stamped cover, dust wrapper, 142 pages, photographs and illustrations.

ISBN: 9781888357059

Publisher: Western Sporting

Year of Publication: 2002

Page Count: 139

Weight: 1 lb