Appreciating Birds of Prey Full-Day Course



Conducted by one of the Centre's experienced falconers, our "Appreciating Birds of Prey" activity day presents the hands-on opportunity to discover the many aspects of keeping and flying Birds of Prey which have made the pastime a life-long passion for so many.

As a primary step for all Falconers, the course gives an initial insight into many aspects of keeping Birds of Prey, including

• Furniture - jesses, swivels, hoods, gloves etc.
• Accommodation - mews, weatherings etc.
• Bird handling and tying the falconer's knot, etc.
• Experience of flying a Harris Hawk
• Bird management
• Basic training methods
• Health & hygiene
• Preparing for free flight
• Legislation


The price per person including lunch is £110.


Dates for 2013:
January 13th & 27th.
February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
October 13th, 27th
November 10th, 24th
December 8th

Dates for 2014:
January 12th, 26th
February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd


Advance Booking Essential - to make a booking, please call 08456 807 897 or e-mail us
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Please call the Centre on 08456 807 897 the day before your visit to confirm the arrangements, as some courses may be postposed if the weather is likely to be entirely unsuitable.

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** Make a diary note to visit us at Stonham Aspal for
The East Anglian Falconry Fair
Sunday July 21st 2013