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Title:
A falconry manual
Author:
Beebe, Frank L. (Frank Lyman), 1914-2008.
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Surrey, B.C. ; Blaine, Wa : Hancock House, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780888399786
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Drawing on over fifty years of field experience and research, Frank Beebe presents a comprehensive summary of the behaviour, and characteristics of this magnificent bird.


Table of Contents

Introduction
Birds of Falconry
Falcons
Kestrel
Merlin
Aplomado
Prairie
Peregrine
Gyrfalcons and Sakers
Hawks
Sharp-shinned
Goshawk
Cooper's
Red-tailed
Peregrines
Harris
Game, Vermin, Predators and Wildlif
Falconry Equipment
Capturing Wild Raptors
Eyess Versus Passager
Care and Attention
Training
Accipiters
Falcons
Suggested Readings
Index