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the art of training falcons to hunt and return

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Discussing the actual practice of falconry, Suweidan stated that he was himself a falconer, and had participated in local hunts as well as hunting expeditions abroad.
Having started bird training, with kestrels, at the age of 10, Davis does not recommend falconry to anyone who thinks it would be nice to have a hawk along with the family dog or cat.
The council has welcomed the decision, saying it hopes to work with the couple to allow Falconry Days to "thrive as a business and maintain its position as a significant tourist attraction within Northumberland, while operating within the law.
More than 250 young falconers vied for honours at the "Fazza Championship for Falconry for Juniors" organised and supervised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre on January 2 at Ruwayyah (formerly the Dubai Bypass Road).
Arab sheiks visited his centre and he had recently been working on a falconry project in Dubai.
The Falconers camp will be an ideal platform for those interested in the sport to exchange expertise and learn about the diverse traditions of falconry followed in different countries.
Held under the patronage of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, the 2015 Fazza Championships were officially announced by Abdullah Hamdan Bin Dalmouk, CEO, Hamdan Bin Mohammad Heritage Centre in the presence of Souad Ebrahim Darwish, Director of Championships at Hamdan Bin Mohammad Heritage Centre, Damithan Bin Suwaidan, Head, Fazza Championship for Falconry and Thani Juma Berregad, Head, Fazza Championships for the Disabled, and others late on Sunday.
I feel discriminated against - falconry is of interest to all.
The falconry season opens Saturday in Massachusetts for ducks and coot.
There will also be a fire engine on site for everyone to explore and a falconry display - with the chance to pet the birds - by the Owl and Falconry Centre.
TODAY AND TOMORROW: At Rievaulx Abbey in the North York Moors National Park you can watch falconers demonstrate the art of training and exercising of these magnificent hunting birds and learn about the role falconry played in the First World War.
O'Neill and his friend and falconry mentor, Mark, get out, and O'Neill opens the car's hatchback and gently takes his Harris hawk, Metis, out of her cage.
THE owner of a falconry centre in Northumberland is vowing to go to court in a bid to thwart a council's attempts to have the site declared a zoo.
Qatar Society of Al-Gannas (QSG), a forum for falconers, will host by the end of this month the 45th council delegate meeting of the International Association of Falconry (IAF) 2014 in Doha.
This in its turn will help sustain the culture and heritage of falconry which has been important for thousands of years.