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Take the falconry exam at the regional office see sidebar.

That page also has links to all of the applicable regulations. After you have passed your test then read more and more contradictory opinions. You should read everything you can get your hands on about falconry.

Yes, but only in conjunction with educating the public about falconry. The process of becoming a falconer is a minimum of 2-year commitment where you learn about the health, care, and regulations that guide this sport of falconry. Becoming a Falconer in Georgia.

This page is designed to help you get from newbie to reasonably knowledgeable apprentice falconer. In addition, you must have the following equipment: Your sponsor should be present for this inspection. The vendors are well known to have books, supplies and packages to help the potential apprentice: There are also two study guides available, one from California, and one from New York.

Instead, I will try to break up the list into areas rather than one long list, although these books are not exclusive to the interest of the header they are identified with. Thoracic and Pelvic Limbs by Susan E.


All falconers begin at the apprentice level. The federal law also sets the standards and requirements for keeping a raptor. The answers to the following questions have been reviewed by Scott Frazier of the Georgia Department guuide Natural Falonry. Can I allow someone that is not a falconer to hold or fly my bird? If you include a weathering area, it must also meet state and federal requirements.

Principles and Application by Branson W. With contributed papers upon falconry and otter hunting, his favourite sports http: Be aware that caring for, training and hunting a bird requires a substantial amount of time and patience.

Getting Started | Arizona Falconers Association

Once you have passed your exam, your inspection is complete, calconry you have a sponsor, you will be able to get your license from AZGFD. JT, founder of Falconry Alliancesums it all up with this statement: Biology and Natural History by Paul A. You might also print and take with you the Hunter Harassment Statutes.

The reason they allow this is some must take the test several times before passing. For any question please contact our Apprentice Liaison at apprentice arizonafalconers. Craighead and Frank C. Your sponsor can assist you in test prep as well! Sponsors are looking for apprentices that have done their homework, passed their test, are willing to follow directions, love raptors and are willing to hunt with them.


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If you fail, you must wait 30 days before taking it again. Getting Started Almost all apprentices get involved as absolute beginners with no prior knowledge of the art and sport of falconry.

Mavrogordato A Falcon for the Field by J. You will be guided by your sponsor during this time where they will help you understand the proper techniques that you will need to care for a raptor in captivity. Cooper Birds of Prey: They will assign you a permit number and return to Special Permits, who will then issue your license.

The Modern Apprentice

Can I be compensated monetarily for taking falcobry on hunting trips? Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software. It may take a while for your license to be issued, so be patient. Most sponsors will recommend that an apprentice falconer begin with the Red-Tailed Hawk. Most sponsors will look favorably on someone that has put the time into learning about falconry then completing this test.

There are many ways to trap a raptor but one of the easiest is to drive along the highway, spot a hawk and throw out a BC trap. It is a good idea to make a copy of this opinion and carry it with you when you are trapping.