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How to Choose the Right Raptor Transport Carrier Size

Raptor transport carriers can help you keep your bird comfortable as you travel. But which type of transport carrier is right for your specific bird? At Mike’s Falconry Supplies, we offer three main sizes of raptor transport carriers: micro, medium, and large. Here, we discuss the details of each carrier to determine which one you… Read more »

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How to Choose the Right Falconry Glove

One of the most essential falconry tools to have is the falconry glove. A falcon or hawk has long, sharp talons that can cause much harm to your hand or arm if unprotected. As such, a falconry glove can protect your hand and arm from your falcon or hawks talons, but only if you find… Read more »


Block Perches and Bow Perches: How to Choose the Correct One

Falconry perches should never be bought hastily. These are very personal items for your birds, and as such, they must be optimized to fit your bird’s specific needs, environment, and preferences. While there are various falconry perches on the market, the two main styles you will see are block perches and bow perches. Neither is… Read more »

The Benefits of Using Kangaroo Leather for Falconry Gear

The Benefits of Using Kangaroo Leather for Falconry Gear

Successful falconers rely not only on their skills but also their equipment to get the job done. One of the many materials that falconers use for their falconry gear is kangaroo leather. This durable, high-quality leather is a top choice for many falconers. Here’s why: What is Kangaroo Leather? Kangaroo leather is made from the… Read more »

Falconry Dogs: Training a Dog for Falconry

Falconry is one of the few sports where multiple species work together for a common goal. Thousands of years ago, humans and raptors learned that a dog could increase their chance of a successful hunt, thus dogs became an integral part of falconry. Falconry dogs are still used to this day, but only with the… Read more »

Falconry Healthcare Supplies

4 Tips for Keeping Your Raptor Healthy Year-Round

As a falconer, your responsibility is not just to train your bird of prey, but also to keep them healthy. Caring for your raptor’s health is a daily, year-round job that requires knowledge of what a healthy raptor looks like and the supplies and equipment needed to maintain that healthy state. While any serious medical… Read more »

How To Use Radio Telemetry in Falconry

In the earlier days of falconry, a falconer would rely on the faint sounds of a bell to locate a bird out hunting or flying. Thankfully, advances in technology have helped to develop a more reliable and convenient system for modern falconers—radio telemetry. It can sometimes be difficult to learn the ropes of new and… Read more »

All About Falconry Hoods

When you first get started in falconry, it’s important that you acquire the right equipment, understand its purpose, and learn how to use it properly. One of the first pieces you’ll need to obtain is a hood for your raptor. The origins of falconry hoods go back to the Middle East and Europe during the… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Falconry?

Falconry is a unique sport that dates back to the middle ages and has maintained its popularity over time. Many hunters, outdoorsmen, and conservationists are interested in mastering the art of falconry and experiencing the benefits of this pastime firsthand. But what exactly are the benefits of falconry anyway? What is it that draws people… Read more »

Falconry Equipment Online

Longwings, Broadwings, & Shortwings: What’s the Difference?

The most important tool in a falconer’s arsenal is, of course, their raptor. To find success in falconry—and truly experience the joy of the sport—you must care for, get to know, and build a relationship with your bird. Falconry has a long history behind it, and there are many different birds that have been used… Read more »