Kōrero: Birds of prey

Training a falcon

Training a falcon

Debbie Stewart of the Wingspan Birds of Prey Trust uses falconry techniques to train a young New Zealand falcon to hunt independently. Later the bird will be released into the wild. The New Zealand falcon is protected by law and cannot be kept for recreational falconry. However, the trust has a permit to save orphaned or hurt falcons and raise them in captivity.

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Wingspan Birds of Prey Trust

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Gerard Hutching, 'Birds of prey - New Zealand falcon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9978/training-a-falcon (accessed 5 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015