On Nova's Wings: A Falconer and His Hawk (Page 2)
A falconer and his hawk remind us that regardless what tool we use, hunting always comes down to the thrill of the chase.
July 26, 2013
He ponders the difference between gun hunting and falconry. He’s done both, plenty.
“Well, your gun doesn’t fly off and leave you. Your gun won’t get run over by a truck or get picked off by a golden eagle. Your gun can be left in your closet for a couple of months and it’s fine”, he laughs. “But with this bird, you have to feed her, water her, tend to her. Every day, do all the things you have to do to keep her happy and healthy. It’s a great way to hunt.”