Falconry by Jemima Parry-Jones

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Jemima Parry-Jones has devoted most of her life to working with animals, primarily birds of prey. This eBook, written with vast authority, takes the whole subject of falconry further. Jemima explains some of the motives behind the sport of falconry, the background to captive breeding, and shows how to approach both in a practical and ethical way. Details are given on the most suitable birds, on how to care for birds of prey, preventative medicine, treatment and rehabilitation to the wild of injured wild birds of prey, the ins and outs of captive breeding, falconry law and vitally important aspect of conservation.

 

About Jemima Parry-Jones

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Jemima Parry-Jones MBE, owner and director of the National Birds of Prey Centre in Gloucesterhire, has kept diurnal and nocturnal raptors throughout her life. She is the Taxonomic Advisory Group Chair for Falconiformes and Strigiformes, and currently International Director of the Raptor Research Foundation Inc. She advises on management of all raptors in affiliated zoos all over the world, and has written management guidelines for both owls and diurnal raptors.
 
Published October 1, 2012 by David & Charles. 216 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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