Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Peregrines & Alva Nye

The late Alva Nye was one of the pioneers in trapping the beach peregrines (arctic sub-race) of the peregrine falcon.  Here is a plaque at Assateaque Island in Maryland.  Photo, compliments of Mike Dupuy Falconry

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

The University of Minnesota Raptor Center

This is a great article about the Raptor Center, considered one of the world's premier raptor facilities.  Co-founded by a falconer.

Monday, January 31, 2011

A History of Falconry in North America

This link is from the North American Falconers' Association website:


I shows how falconers were DETERMINED to save the peregrine from extinction.