The Order of Things

Pre-apprentices and other interested individuals often ask for a list of what you need to do in the proper sequence to become a falconer, so here it is. Please note that if you’re reading another club’s study guide, things are done differently in different states, so stick by Washington’s rules. As…

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Falconry Raptors

A raptor is a bird of prey; a predator that seizes its prey with its feet. That’s the critical difference separating the raptors from other carnivorous birds, such as herons or pelicans, which capture prey with their beaks. Not all raptors are desirable for falconry purposes, and not all are legal…

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