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Desert hawking-- with a little help from my friends / Harry McElroy ... [et al.].

McElroy, Harry C. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 799.232 DES (Text) 78731000170896 Adult Nonfiction Available -
  In Memory of: Brenda Kolker

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  • Physical Description: 430 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: [United States?] : H. McElroy, c1996.

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This is Harry McElroy's third volume in his useful, and much sought-after, series. In the case of this title, McElroy contributes the first twelve chapters and chapter twenty-two, the remaining nine by friends and fellow falconers. Chapters include; equipment and accomodation; the blue darter (Accipiter cooperii); the imprint; anti-aggression conditioning; the brancher Cooper's; the passager; weight control; diet; the molt and Dr. Tuttle's prescription; the austringer's bird dog; hunting; the yellow-eyed bicolored hawk (Accipter bicolor) - Oscar Biengolea; group hunting with Harris' hawks - Tom and Jennifer Coulson; hunting respectable quarry with the American kestrel - Jennifer Coulson; the passage merlin, an outstanding game hawk - Jennifer and Tom Coulson; hawking with the red-tail passage or eyas - Mario DiDominico; the longwinger's Harris hawk and other falcons - Harry McElroy; method of hood making - Eric Tabb; classical game hawking with passage prairie falcons - Dr. Kenneth Tuttle; clubs, rehab, education and research - Harry McElroy.
Subject: Falconry.

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