This book is a limited edition with print signed by the author
The hawk feels like a bundle of nerves, head snapping this way and that, muscles contracting with the sound of each snapping twig. At such times, I sense her energy flowing into my hand, up my arm and into my core. Engulfed in the moment, I am no longer an onlooker; I become a predator - the hawk and I hunting as one. When at last a duck suddenly erupts from cover, my body responds with a burst of adrenaline as the hawk explodes of my fist. In that instant, my heart leaps and my spirit flies with the hawk as she fulfills her predatory role. For centuries, people from all walks of life have felt the thrill of hunting with birds of prey. 'Duck Hawking and the Art of Falconry' explores the exhilarating branch of hawking that takes the falconer out to the ponds in pursuit of waterfowl. While duck hawking is a major facet of falconry, it has been highly overlooked in the annals of raptor literature. Author Joe Roy has decades of personal experience with which to create a work devoted to hunting waterfowl with hawks and falcons. This singularly comprehensive treatise celebrates the art of duck hawking. Writing in an entertaining, narrative style, the author presents personal anecdotes to proffer examples and illustrate meaning. Within the pages lie a wealth of practical information covering such topics as training techniques, slip selections, use of thermals, working with hunting dogs, weight management and flight orchestration. Full of stunning photographs, this volume is destined to become the duck hawker's ultimate handbook.
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Joe Roy III
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Descrizione libro Hancock House Pub Ltd, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0888395531
Descrizione libro Hancock House Pub Ltd, Blaine, Washington, U.S.A., 2004. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: New. First Edition. Limited edition signed and numbered - 1000 only. Within the pages lie a wealth of pratical information covering such topics as training tecniques, slip selections, use of thermals, working with hunting dogs, weight management and flight orchestration.The book is supplemented by many stunning color photographs of raptors in action. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Signed and Numbered. Collectible. Codice libro della libreria HD531b
Descrizione libro Hancock House Pub Ltd, 2004. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110888395531