Session 1 (Getting to know your bird)
The bird of Prey – what is it?
Choosing a bird
Basic anatomy & physiology – knowing your bird inside and out
Session 2 (Training begins)
Securing a bird
First steps – training begins
The creance – flying on a training line
Session 3 (Flying free)
Telemetry and tracking
Accommodation: free lofting vs. mews – what is best for the bird?
Equipment & furniture – making, obtaining and taking care of
Different styles of flying – what can a bird be used for?
Conclusion – are you ready?
In every session you will have the opportunity to meet the birds up close, get used to handling them and of course, flying them. The course has been designed to offer more information for those wanting to build up their own knowledge of raptors and falconry in general and wishing to do so within a respected educational environment.
Good CPD for Veterinary nurses
“Keep your eyes open for the development of the birds of prey section in the near future”