Wednesday, January 6, 2010
A few months back I posted quite a bit about being part of the team that were trapping the first passage peregrines in NC. The two birds that we trapped are doing well. The one that went to Pennsylvania with Elizabeth was flying down bagged quarry, last I heard. Andrew's bird, after dealing with some foot issues that set training back over a month, is back on the wing and working on his lure training. He should be on game later on this week.
There is another falconer of whom many of you are probably familiar that trapped a passage bird this fall who has been kind enough to keep a log of his progress. That man is Eric Edwards. He is a good guy who has helped me out with merlin and falcon questions in the past.
His falcon seems to be making great progress catching snipe in Florida. Eric knows what he is doing and I can hope that the birds here in NC end up doing as well.
If you haven't checked out his blog - please do, and here is a video that I stole from him.