• “The Hawk's Way” - a book review

    8 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Maybe author Sy Montgomery is right when she says that “birdwatchers often look down on falconry,” and maybe not. (Some, according to her, consider it a form of slavery; a 1982 book in my library, The Birdwatcher's Companion cites “the sentimentalist element of the wildlife protection movement” as deeming falconry to be comparable to cockfighting.)
    But whatever birders think about falconry, someone is sure interested in reading about it - they're lapping the stuff up, from Helen Macdonald's big prizewinning kahuna of 2014, H is For Hawk, reviewed here , and further discussed here , to Big...
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