Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Falconer!


This is one of the instructors/owners...
Last Friday I had a falconry lesson. Yes, I really did! (It was a Christmas gift from my sweet B.--as we all know, I'm a bird geek!).

These are Harris's hawks, the only raptors that hunt communally. The larger bird is a female named Shanti, and the boy is called Heyduk. We put on gloves, called the birds, and then their reward was a bit of some sort of blended-up animal goo (yum!). Remarkable was soooo fun!

1 comment:

carmendarlene said...

This is amazing! I'm thrilled for you. How exciting to see them up close like that.