portrait of american goshawk
falconer with red-tailed hawk
immature red-tailed hawk. The leather coverings on the feet are known as chaps. These protect the birds feet from squirrel bites.
falconer releasing mature red-tailed hawk for a hunt
american goshawk hunting from glove
immature red-tailed hawk
falconer leashing red-tailed hawk after a hunt
falconer working his bird with a training/reward device called a "lure"
juvenile broadwing hawk
this image shows the nictitating membrane. A semi transparent eyelid that protects the hawks eyes from foreign objects.
falconry. Red-tailed hawk diving at prey
falconry in the fall
red-tailed hawk with a rabbit and falconer
portrait of red-tailed hawk
falconry bird hooded on glove