I was working on a post for today and found this blog and had to share. I love Falconry and these shots are absolutely fantastic. These birds are so magnificant. I once held a Powerful Owl which was a wonderful experience but a Falcon or Hawk would be sensational. Hope you enjoy. Ed Felker – I am amazed.
I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “Really, Ed? Starting a blog post about the ancient art of falconry with a quote from Tommy Boy?” Well sometimes inspiration comes from unexpected places. And besides, I want to be able to capture all the web traffic from people who might Google the terms “Chris Farley” and “Rabbit Hawking” together.
When I learned the Virginia Falconers Association was having a meet not far from where I live (which was right after I learned that falconry was practiced at all in this part of the U.S.), I couldn’t wait to see what it was all about. I will be writing more about the sport and my day, but for now I wanted to share my favorite photos from this amazing experience. I hope you enjoy them.
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