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Re: Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry

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avatar Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry
December 10, 2009 10:14AM
Florida in 2010 will allow the capture of a limited number of peregrine falcons for the sport of falconry.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/outposts/2009/12/florida-to-allow-take-of-peregrines-for-falconry-hunting.html
avatar Re: Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry
December 10, 2009 07:02PM
The article, unfortunately, does not mention much about falconry. The process of training has been refined over hundreds of years. Very interesting. Here is a litte background info on "hacking":

http://www2.ucsc.edu/scpbrg/hacksite.htm



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avatar Re: Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry
December 10, 2009 10:32PM
How would you compare birds of prey with vertabrates of prey? They both seem to be equally smart.
avatar Re: Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry
December 10, 2009 10:41PM
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Vince
How would you compare birds of prey with vertabrates of prey? They both seem to be equally smart.



Birds are vertaebrates.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/11/2009 12:45AM by szalkowski.
avatar Re: Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry
December 10, 2009 11:49PM
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szalkowski
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Vince
How would you compare birds of prey with vertabrates of prey? They both seem to be equally smart.

Birds are vertabrates.

Are neocons?
avatar Re: Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry
December 11, 2009 10:52PM
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eeek
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szalkowski
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Vince
How would you compare birds of prey with vertabrates of prey? They both seem to be equally smart.

Birds are vertabrates.

Are neocons?



A more accurate and descriptive term is reckcons (reckless conservatives, pronounced wreck-ons):
http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/200809/create.asp
http://sierraclub.typepad.com/carlpope/2007/02/rambo-conservat.html?no_prefetch=1



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/12/2009 05:23AM by szalkowski.
avatar Re: Florida to allow capture of peregrines for sport of falconry
December 11, 2009 11:47AM
I remember watching a fictional16mm film (yes I'm that old) in elementary school of a kid who adopts an injured peregrine falcon and learns falconry.
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