5 DAY FALCONER COURSE

Unlike other falconry centres in the country our falconer course is on a one to one basis, we believe that if you are to have the best start in falconry and owning your own bird then this is the only way.

This course has been carefully designed for those wishing to become a falconer. Over the five days you will learn everything you need to know about the art of falconry. Whether falconry is a sport you wish to pursue further, or just want to discover what goes on behind the scenes in the world of falconry, then this course is a must for you.

The course is structured in easy to follow stages which will ensure that by the end of the five days, any student will be confident in the basics of handling birds of prey.

. The course will provide you with the ability to give it proper care and be able to fly it according to the best traditions of this ancient sport. Under the guidance of a practising falconer you will gain a better understanding of raptors and their relationship with man. Here are just a few points we shall cover during your course:

 •The birds themselves and the Law.

•Health and disease.

•Housing and the new arrival.

•Flying Free.

•Manning and early training.

•Lost Hawks.

•Food and weight charts.

•General Management.

•Imping and coping.

•Bathing, feeding and casting.

•Tools and equipment.

•Expert Tuition.

This course is compiled from a combined knowledge of 60 years of falconry.

Refreshments and lunch are included

The cost of the 5 day course is £800,00 per person.

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