All About Falconry Hoods

All About Falconry Hoods

When you first get started in falconry, it’s important that you acquire the right equipment, understand its purpose, and learn how to use it properly. One of the first pieces you’ll need to obtain is a hood for your raptor. The origins of falconry hoods go back to the Middle East and Europe during the…

What Are the Benefits of Falconry?

What Are the Benefits of Falconry?

Falconry is a unique sport that dates back to the middle ages and has maintained its popularity over time. Many hunters, outdoorsmen, and conservationists are interested in mastering the art of falconry and experiencing the benefits of this pastime firsthand. But what exactly are the benefits of falconry anyway? What is it that draws people…

Longwings, Broadwings, & Shortwings: What’s the Difference?

Longwings, Broadwings, & Shortwings: What’s the Difference?

The most important tool in a falconer’s arsenal is, of course, their raptor. To find success in falconry—and truly experience the joy of the sport—you must care for, get to know, and build a relationship with your bird. Falconry has a long history behind it, and there are many different birds that have been used…

3 Things Every Aspiring Falconer Needs to Know

3 Things Every Aspiring Falconer Needs to Know

So, you want to get into falconry. Maybe you saw something about it online, witnessed a falconer in action, or just stumbled upon the fact that the sport even exists. However you got here, you’ve now discovered the one-of-a-kind magic of this ancient practice—and you want in! Getting into falconry isn’t like picking up a…

How to Trap Your First Bird

How to Trap Your First Bird

If you’re thinking about trapping your first bird, you will want to be sure that you have all of your trapping equipment ready and of course your trapping and falconry permit in hand with you at all times. Besides these things you will want to be sure to have all of your tethering supplies such…

How To Get Started In Falconry

How To Get Started In Falconry

Mike’s Falconry Supplies is always happy to work with both veteran falconers and newcomers alike. If you have little or no experience in falconry, there are a few things you can do to get started. Although falconry can seem daunting for those who are new to the art, taking your first steps into this exciting…