Flight of the Falcon

While the guy in the hawking and falconry act did the hawking tricks, the lady followed with the falcons. This cutie is the one that got to swoop around us. They also had a gorgeous white falcon, speckled with mousy gray spots.

Birds of Prey

There was a man and lady at the RenFest this year that were demonstrating hawking and falconry with their trained birdies and it was pretty much the coolest thing ever. I’ve always been fascinated by falconry thanks for reading many English Renaissance era books in my youth about Bloody Mary, Queen Elizabeth I, Henry VIII,…