Falconry, Part 2: Becoming a Falconer Apprentice to Master

December 10, 2014 by  
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Falconry, Part 2: Becoming a Falconer Apprentice to Master Falconry, Part 2: Becoming a Falconer Apprentice to Master

Red-tailed Hawk, Photo courtesy John Wilkes Falconry begins with a fascination of the majestic birds of prey and their hunting skills… but becomes the passion of a lifetime! Falcons and other raptors are magnificent birds of prey. They display elegant form and beauty while in flight and are able to swiftly pinpoint and take down their prey. These... [Read more of this article]

Falconry, Part 1: A Journey of Passion and Dedication

December 3, 2014 by  
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Falconry, Part 1: A Journey of Passion and Dedication Falconry, Part 1: A Journey of Passion and Dedication

Harris’ Hawk taking off Photo courtesy John Wilkes Falconry is not just a hobby and is more than a sport; it is most aptly described as an art! Falconry is an ancient art where a trained raptor will hunt wild prey in its natural state. This is a working relationship established between man and a bird of prey. This craft has been practiced for... [Read more of this article]

The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals

The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals The 8 Most Popular Man-made Animals

Man-made animals are real live animals!… not animal wannabes like chia pets, furbies, or virtual pets. Some of the most popular and favored animals that we encounter everyday are basically man-made. These animals are not a new phenomenon; many have been around for thousands of years. Today’s domestic pets are some earliest animals to be... [Read more of this article]

Colorful Macaw enjoys the challenge of the race, and wins!

August 22, 2014 by  
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Colorful Macaw enjoys the challenge of the race, and wins! Colorful Macaw enjoys the challenge of the race, and wins!

What could be a more remarkable sight than a pretty Macaw in freeflight and her human friend racing down the road! Imagine a bird companion that can actually do something as awesome as this; a pet that can go out in the world with its owner to flex and have fun. This incredible antic, a race between bird and scooter riding man, took place about a month... [Read more of this article]

Parrot Cuisine, Food Facts Debunking the Fluff

August 15, 2014 by  
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Parrot Cuisine, Food Facts Debunking the Fluff Parrot Cuisine, Food Facts Debunking the Fluff

Calico Macaw, Hemingway enjoying a nut! Photo courtesy Linda Poole Fads and ideas about parrot nutrition and diet have come and gone, but modern avian nutritional research has helped to hone the best parrot cuisine known today! A healthy parrot is a happy bird. It is interested in life, active and long-lived, but all that is dependent on a well balanced... [Read more of this article]

5 Must-Have Things To Keep Your Pet Bird Comfortable and Healthy

March 11, 2014 by  
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5 Must-Have Things To Keep Your Pet Bird Comfortable and Healthy 5 Must-Have Things To Keep Your Pet Bird Comfortable and Healthy

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