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Practical Falconry by James McKay
Book DescriptionSuitable 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."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781846890291
(246mm x 189mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Quiller Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Quiller Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Mar-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author James McKay
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New Complete Guide to Ferrets, Paperback (June 2012)
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Ages of Voluntarism, Paperback (August 2011)
This book provides the historical background to the rise of the Big Society. Voluntarism has evolved over the last hundred years to adapt to changing circumstances, drawing up new agendas, tackling old problems, and acting as an alternative to state provision and as a catalyst for further government action.
NGOs in Contemporary Britain, Hardback (April 2009)» View all books by James McKay
Examining the history of social movements and non-state socio-political action, this volume shows how Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have proliferated in Britain since 1945, and how they have raised new political agendas, revived associational life, and arguably re-politicized generations disillusioned with the politics of the ballot box.
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Author Biography - James McKay
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.
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