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Natural England issues licence to destroy buzzard eggs & nests to protect pheasants

Natural England issues licence to destroy buzzard eggs & nests to protect pheasants | Falconry | Scoop.it
An article in The Guardian has revealed that the UK's nature conservation agency, Natural England, has licensed the secret destruction of buzzard eggs and nests to protect a pheasant shoot. This de...
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Can you believe this country see what you think

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Bald Eagle - Trust is something you Earn!

It's amazing that animals trust humans at all,but for certain animal's, life would not be the same without their humans. A World of Wings is a professional b...
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this was on a friends facebook page and i love the way trust is shown

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Thousand-Turbine Wyoming Wind Development on Track to become Country’s Biggest Eagle Killer Says Bird Group

Thousand-Turbine Wyoming Wind Development on Track to become Country’s Biggest Eagle Killer Says Bird Group | Falconry | Scoop.it

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced on October 9, 2012, that his department has approved the proposed Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project site as suitable for wind energy development.This project is on track to become the single most deadly wind farm for eagles in the country.


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so sad when wildlife gets killed because of peoples needs

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British Falconry Fair -NEW VENUE! British Falconry & Raptor Fair - Arbury Hall, Warwickshire. - The UK Premier Event for Falconry & Hawking

British Falconry Fair -NEW VENUE! British Falconry & Raptor Fair - Arbury Hall, Warwickshire. - The UK Premier Event for Falconry & Hawking | Falconry | Scoop.it
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British Falconry & Raptor Fair will soon be here. So pop along and have a great day out

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BBC hawk kills pigeon as staff look on - Telegraph.co.uk

BBC hawk kills pigeon as staff look on - Telegraph.co.uk | Falconry | Scoop.it
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BBC hawk kills pigeon as staff look on
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"Pest control Harris Hawk at Broadcasting House has eaten a pigeon and now won't come down from roof," Wendy Hurrell, a BBC London presenter, tweeted.
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When doing bird control these things happen, falcons and hawks no matter how good they are trained sometimes will kill if the chance is there

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Graham Chapple's curator insight, January 23, 2013 7:23 AM

As you say, it happens! At least thats one pigeon less to foul everywhere...

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That takes guts! Tiny bird takes on giant hawk… and even flies away unharmed

That takes guts! Tiny bird takes on giant hawk… and even flies away unharmed | Falconry | Scoop.it
A plucky little Great Kiskadee was captured taking on a killer Harris Hawk that strayed too close to its nest in El Salvador.
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thanks to hawkforce for finding this great story and pictures, i still cant believe my eyes what a plucky little bird to tackle a harris hawk. Not sure my harris would put up with it

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Oil Industry's New Workers Have Great Eyesight—And Feathers - Wall Street Journal

Oil Industry's New Workers Have Great Eyesight—And Feathers - Wall Street Journal | Falconry | Scoop.it
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Oil Industry's New Workers Have Great Eyesight—And Feathers
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It is a relatively new form of pest-control that is also becoming popular at farms and vineyards. ...
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great story of birds of prey coming to the rescue

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Graham Chapple's curator insight, January 25, 2013 7:28 AM

We are asked for this approach more and more - hence our investment in hawking - our Harris Hawk

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Bed Bug Bites - Correct Identification (With Pictures) and Treatments

Bed Bug Bites - Correct Identification (With Pictures) and Treatments | Falconry | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered what bed bug bites look like? These little pests can leave nasty red marks that need to be treated correctly. Learn about them now! (Bed Bug Bites Check out this message from my friend Lorin!

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You can really see the bed bug bites in these pictures in case you need to identify your bites

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Bird Control - Bird Proofing - Bird Control Products - ANC Bird Control

Bird Control - Bird Proofing - Bird Control Products - ANC Bird Control | Falconry | Scoop.it
Bird Control,Bird Proofing, Bird Control Products, ANC Bird Control...

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Nice to see bird control working for these pest controllers as seagulls are a real problem in urban areas

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Beijing SHOTS » Last living ancient falconry tribe in NE China

Beijing SHOTS » Last living ancient falconry tribe in NE China | Falconry | Scoop.it
Da Yulou village, located by Songhua River in Northeast China's Jilin province, is home to the country's last living ancient falconry tribe. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]. Da Yulou village, located by Songhua River in Northeast China's ...

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