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A very good book, that provides a helpful reference for anybody with an interest in birds of prey. My copy has a chapter on the history of the sport, and on modern-day hawking for Houbara Bustard (Chlamydotis undulata) using Saker falcons (Falco cherrug), as well as frequent anecdotes on the part of the author, provide a fascinating insight into humanity's relationship with nature.
I bought this book a few years back when I was committed to becoming a falconer. A few years down the line, that dream has not been fulfilled and I seriously doubt that it ever will be. However, this book still holds a lot of interest for me. Falconry is a sadly dying art and something that if particularly fascinating, difficult and ultimately beautiful. This book is a veritable "bible" of information about the pretty ancient art of falconry. It's not cheap, but I'd recommend trying to pick up a...
This is an excellent reference for a falconry and hawking. This is not really a book to read through like a story, but a reference that you keep and refer to for information.
from this book,I can learn how to hawking ang made the equipment for the hawking
i have a meet to go to on 14 december in hopkinton. i'm not flyin' a bird, but i'll be there watchin'.