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Falconry By David Selden-Treiman
Falconry Falconry in ancient times was a way for people to get food. Today falconry is mainly a sport today.
Falconry SS ome types of falcons are: TT he American Kestrel9” to 12”falco sparverius TT he Prairie Falcon12”falco mexicanus TT he Merlin Falcon10” to 13.5”falco columbanus TT he Oyrfalcon 20” to 25”falco rusticolus
Falconry Here are some facts about falcons today. The smallest falcon is the American Kestrel. The Largest Falcon is the Oyrfalcon
Falconry II n ancient times falconry was a popular sport. The following is evidence to support that: II n Turkey, archeologists found several carvings from approximately 1500 b.c. It shows a large bird (held by its legs) in the fist of a human. A lso in Turkey there is another carving dated to b. c. with a falcon in its fist.
Falconry AA lso falconry was practiced in other countries. Some countries that used falconry are: CC hina, before 2000 b. c. JJ apan, India, Persia, and other Asian countries around 600 b. c.
Falconry AA round the second half of the 9 th century falconry was popular in England. Falconry was used widely until the first half of the 17 th century.
Falconry The following are some terms for falconry. –A–An aerie is a falcon’s nest –M–Mewing is when a falcon is molting –A–After a falcon molts it is called an intermewed –A–A falcons dive when it’s wings are closed it is called a stoop
Falconry Terms for falconry continued. –When a falcon seizes its prey it is called a clutch –When a falcon clings to its prey it is called a bind. –When a flacon is sleeping it is called jonking. –When falcons are fighting it is called crabbing. –Bating or fluttering of the wings