Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Japanese falconer with his goshawk




A hawk about to be set loose during a demonstration of Japanese traditional falconry at Hamarikyu Garden in Tokyo.

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3 comments:

steveo_uk said...

thats somthing i'd like to study, i should imagine its quite interesting

Isaac said...

I think I know that dude. I flew birds in Japan for 3 years.

Doug said...

I studied Japanese martial arts for over a decade, and would love to learn more about the history of falconry there as well.

We talked about moving there at one point, so Isaac - I am a bit envious.
Doug