Tag: hawk

  • Visit the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

    Visit the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary

    Established in 2006, the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary in South Africa cares for more than 180 birds representing 50 different raptor species. The sanctuary's permanent residents have either ...

  • The National Birds of Prey Center in Gloucestershire

    The National Birds of Prey Center, located near Newent in Gloucestershire, is one of Britain’s premiere attractions and one of the top birds of prey centers in the United Kingdom. It ...

  • Birding in the Remarkable Florida Everglades

    The moment the word “Everglades” is spoken, many people imagine the dark waters of a marshland filled with alligators. However, even though alligators are at home in the Florida Everglades, ...

  • Birding in Madera Canyon, Arizona

    The beautiful Madera Canyon, located in the Santa Rita Mountain Range in southern Arizona, is considered by many to be a bird-watcher’s paradise. The terrain on the approach to Madera ...

  • Falconry Part 2: The Basics

    Most falconers would agree that the ancient art of falconry requires plenty of patience, perseverance and time. Training birds of prey (raptors) is a lengthy and complex process, but can be ...

  • Falconry Part 1: Origins and Applications

    Falconry is a sport that involves the training of birds of prey to hunt game for their trainers. Although not all birds of prey are falcons, the previous use of the term “hawker” when hawks ...

  • A Closer Look at the Intriguing Galapagos Hawk

    The Galapagos hawk is found exclusively in the Galapagos Islands. The adult Galapagos hawk is almost completely different shades of brown and the female is larger than the male with an average ...