supplies are essential in preparing to practice the fine art of
falconry. Not only does one need to find and acquire the right supplies,
but one must also be versed in how to use them appropriately. For this
reason, most novice falconers become apprentices to mentors, who have
the experience to share the techniques that go along with effective
One of the first pieces of equipment that a falconer must obtain is a
good-quality hood. The hood fits over the bird's head so that it does
not become alarmed in the presence of humans, and so that it is not
distracted by anything as it learns to follow the falconer's commands.
Another necessary item is a perch upon which the bird can stand. Perches
vary depending on the bird, since different birds are accustomed to
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Bells are attached to the bird's ankles so that the falconer can
recognize where the bird is, whether in flight or on the ground, as well
as what the bird is doing. Jesses are leather straps that are attached
to the bird's ankles and connect it to the perch or the falconer's hand.
The falconer must wear a gauntlet, which is a thick leather glove that
protects the hand from the bird.
Mike's Falconry Supplies stocks all of these supplies plus many more,
including books, DVDs and radio-tracking receivers and transmitters.
Contact Mike's at
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