Eagle falconry is gaining popularity in the USA. They are fast, powerful raptors that can generally fly down anything in the field. This video gives the viewer a rare glimpse into the world of hunting with golden eagles.
Eagle falconer, Joe Atkinson shows us how powerful golden eagles are as they hunt jack rabbits off the fist. There's nothing quite like a walk in a field with a hunting eagle. The speed and power off the fist is unbelievable. Length of slip does not matter, if the eagle can see it, it can fly it down. Put one experienced falconer and one experienced eagle in the field and we can see just how capable the golden eagle can be.
CorJo Wildlife Productions---2006---30 minutes (DVD-R)
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