- Suitable for both beginner and experienced falconers - Author is an assessor and external verifier for the Lantra Awards in falconry Most falconry book are either aimed at the beginner or are highly specialized, but Practical Falconry is aimed at those with a moderate amount of experience who would like to learn more about the sport. Based on the use of broadwings and in particular the Harris Hawk, the book covers suitable species of hawk, basic training, dogs for use with hawks, ferrets and their use with hawks, transport of hawks, and equipment, including the latest telemetry.
James McKay is Director of the UK's National Ferret School and a former Chief Executive of the UK's National Federation of Zoos and a scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. he works as an independent consultant for many veterinary companies and zoological establishments. He is author of over twenty books. He lives in England.