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Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 04-01-2018, 07:22 AM
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Not releasing glove

Imprint to some degree?
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 10-11-2017, 04:45 AM
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: BFC

Interesting.
Forum: Law, Exams, Land, Weather & Trapping 18-10-2017, 09:47 PM
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Views: 1,449
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Australian Falconers

And of course all Australian Wildlfe laws and regulation is overseen by the individual States and Territories. That makes it very difficult from a national point of view. In some states you can hunt...
Forum: Law, Exams, Land, Weather & Trapping 18-10-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Australian Falconers

Interesting!

I’m the Australian national delegate to the IAF and have been working at this for a good few years now.

Australia isn’t signed up to the particular part of UNESCO which recognises...
Forum: New to the Forum? 18-04-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: BirdsJade Intro

Hi BirdsJade, so you're in or near Brisbane. Check your local regs or guidelines, Qld have the only set of regs in the country that categorically allow falconry (and therefore allow the raptors to...
Forum: New to the Forum? 17-04-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: BirdsJade Intro

Where abouts in Australia? Interesting that you say you cannot hunt with your BOP. Which law prohibits that? Regards, Michael.
Forum: Gamehawking 04-01-2017, 07:06 AM
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Snipe Hawking 14/15

For the first time in my life I've just fashioned a lure into something that actually looks like a real bird. Don't suppose it makes much difference though, but who knows?/:D
Forum: Gamehawking 03-01-2017, 04:47 AM
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Snipe Hawking 14/15

I've been right there recently! Bloody hell Nick, what a head scratcher eh? What is there for it except to keep showing him only Snipe, the pieces will all fall together eventually....won't they? ...
Forum: New to the Forum? 30-12-2016, 07:24 AM
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: life-without-pets Intro

Where abouts are you?
Forum: Members Birds Diaries, Logs and Journals! 08-11-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Luke 36

Why not donate it to http://www.rrawa.com and be done with it:lol:
Forum: Gamehawking 03-11-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 150,072
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Flicker Male parent Peregrine x Prairie Falcon

No, not me Terry. The Gold Coast is a long way from here....a five hour flight away! I think I know who it'll be though.....
Forum: Gamehawking 27-10-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 150,072
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Flicker Male parent Peregrine x Prairie Falcon

LOL, yes coming over shortly but travelling around a lot. Ireland for a week first stop (IAF AGM) then up to Caithness for a few days. A lot of people to catch up with nearer home after that plus...
Forum: Gamehawking 22-10-2016, 10:02 PM
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Snipe Hawking 14/15

That's it!!!! I'm coming home:lol: (for a short visit anyway:lol:). See you soon.
Forum: Gamehawking 21-10-2016, 06:24 AM
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Views: 150,072
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Flicker Male parent Peregrine x Prairie Falcon

Have you tried opening and closing an umbrella? We have a lot of trouble preventing ducks returning to water, even small ponds, but a quick flash of a brollie sends them on their way and sometimes...
Forum: Kiting Equipment & Kite training Birds of Prey 20-10-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Drone Lure Release

Brickie's string line is good for all sorts...I use it for the chute/lure line and I even use it for backpacks now for the short-term rehabs.
Forum: New to the Forum? 19-10-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: zzeljko Intro

Good Luck anyway:lol:
Forum: Gamehawking 11-10-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 150,072
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Flicker Male parent Peregrine x Prairie Falcon

I keep looking for the 'like' button. What is this out-dated medium?:lol:
Forum: Gamehawking 11-10-2016, 11:09 AM
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Views: 150,072
Posted By TomOlivia
Forum: Gamehawking 10-10-2016, 11:23 PM
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Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Snipe Hawking 14/15

Crackin! Had a few flights by accident on them little critters, they have an uncanny ability to disappear up their own backsides!:lol:
Forum: Manning, Training & Fitness 07-10-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,244
Posted By TomOlivia
Forum: Gamehawking 07-10-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,003
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: KWF 2016

Maybe a hundred miles then:lol: Have a great season and enjoy!
Forum: Gamehawking 06-10-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,003
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: KWF 2016

That is a blinding start Gerry, if you have to you should drive a thousand miles to find a perfect set-up for her next time out and make sure the weather, the wind, everything is in her favour. If...
Forum: Gamehawking 04-10-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 120,314
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Snipe Hawking 14/15

Thanks Tony, and Nick for sharing, sounds crackin!
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 03-10-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,938
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Just let me put the hood on.....

The dark and the ability to make it so at the flick of a switch is key in your technique/strategy, and a very good one it is too! Very similar (but very different) to seeling.

I can't hood any...
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 03-10-2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By TomOlivia
Re: Everything about French/Red-legged partridge

They may eventually take up Grey Partridge breeding territories and put unnecessary pressure on them but I'm certainly not claiming that from any scientifically proven point of view....and if it got...
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