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Forum: New to the Forum? 14-11-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By John155
Re: bryanshort Intro

Hi Bryan ,

Welcome to the forum...or what's left of it !

I also know Andy very well ,
A good friend and a wealth of knowledge .

ATB
John155
Forum: New to the Forum? 14-11-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By John155
Re: Delehag Intro

Hi,

Post a picture,
Someone will have a go at identifying it for you.

ATB
John155
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 06-11-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By John155
Re: Found falcon

Its sad and it makes me wonder sometimes Brad whether these birds found like this in really poor condition ect actually should should be returned to their original owner as do they really care ?
...
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 30-10-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By John155
Re: Frozen hawk food in Kent?

Hi Rob

Good to hear from you,
Glad you got your Harris up and going.
Izzy is up and going but ive abit on with the other !
I will drop you a PM later this week and we can exchange details...
Forum: Bird of Prey Webcams & Video Clips 21-10-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By John155
Re: H is Hawk best thing since 'Kes'?

I enjoyed that !
The cast hunting and then feeding together are amazing.
Thanks for sharing Keith.

ATB
John155



I did enjoy watching this and also enjoyed the book when I read it.
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 20-10-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By John155
Re: Davey Mc Hawk

Dammit that's a real shame Donna.
Davey always does good by his birds !

Please send my regards and best wishes if you will ?

ATB
John155
Forum: Lost, Found, Sighted or Stolen Birds of Prey? 19-10-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By John155
Re: Lost Harris' Hawk

to much scotch to night tel[/QUOTE]

I'd say Tel.....
The bird has been found 5 days ago !
Lol

ATB
John155
Forum: New to the Forum? 15-10-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By John155
Re: And the moult goes on and on and on!

Likewise.....Very strange.
We are up and going now though !
I will try a touch of clover honey next moult to try help things along !

ATB
John155
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 15-10-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,553
Posted By John155
Re: Redtail x Harris Hawk

Hi John

You do have a nice looking bird there.

I too am/was genuinely interested in hearing more about this cross as I have often wondered if to try breed from Izzy and fly an offspring...
Forum: Lost, Found, Sighted or Stolen Birds of Prey? 14-10-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By John155
Re: Lost Harris' Hawk

Great news.
Well done.

ATB
John155
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 14-10-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By John155
The eagle huntress , Rex cinema BH19 1HU

For anyone that may be interested....

As part of the Purbeck film festival , The Rex cinema in Wareham Dorset are showing 'The eagle huntress' this coming Monday 16th October.
Starts at 7.15...
Forum: Pursuit Hawking 13-10-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,513
Posted By John155
Re: RC Planes and Falconry.

I quite like the Phantom in that when bird takes the lure ect you can just turn off the controller and go to the bird whilst the drone returns to base and lands itself.....so long as you have set up...
Forum: Lost, Found, Sighted or Stolen Birds of Prey? 13-10-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By John155
Re: Lost Harris' Hawk

Good luck mate.

I really do hope you find it.

The bird is lucky that you are still searching to such an extent....

Its unfortunate but many would have given up or just plain stopped...
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 13-10-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By John155
Re: Hints and tips on hooding an older bird.

Well just to let you know It worked well !
A couple of days messing around at the beginning of training and I have a Harris that excepts the hood nicely.
Shaun's advice is spot on .....
The...
Forum: Pursuit Hawking 13-10-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,513
Posted By John155
Re: RC Planes and Falconry.

I have been messing about with a DJI Phantom drone/quadcopter to train my gyr/saker this season.
Seems to be going ok so far..
Not really sure about speed but I have been also getting the Harris...
Forum: New to the Forum? 13-10-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By John155
Re: meowth Intro

Any more info on the situation you found yourself in ?

ATB
John155
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 07-10-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By John155
Re: Rhd in your area

I was pleasantly surprised Thursday afternoon when I visited one of our permissions.
There were a fair few rabbits about , certainly more seen in one afternoon than in previous whole seasons in...
Forum: Harris Hawks 07-10-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,002
Posted By John155
Re: The use of telemetry on Harris hawks ?

Yet again its that time of year .......
Do you ? Don't you ?
If not why not ?

For anyone interested Davey Mc on here has a nice set for sale !

ATB
John155
Forum: Telemetry & other Tracking Equipment 07-10-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By John155
Re: New marshal 434

Someone will regret not buying this set when their bird wanders off !

ATB
John155

Davey , Did you get the female Harris ?
If so how is she coming along mate ?

ATB
John155
Forum: Telemetry & other Tracking Equipment 07-10-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,452
Posted By John155
Re: Telemetry help

That's a good offer from Davey.
I would be getting that set if I needed one.
You wont need any extra flying a Harris.

ATB
John155
Forum: Lost, Found, Sighted or Stolen Birds of Prey? 03-10-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,838
Posted By John155
Re: Lost Harris' Hawk

Good advice !
Hope you have a safe and speedy recovery .

ATB
John155
Forum: Manning, Training & Fitness 11-09-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By John155
Re: Manning tips

I agree with the above that once out flying a Harris pretty much mans itself !

My FHH Izzy will feed on glove at pretty much any weight if hungry enough even moulting ect so we miss that step...
Forum: Lost, Found, Sighted or Stolen Birds of Prey? 07-09-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By John155
Re: Lost Saker Falcon

Hi David

Thats great news !

ATB
John155
Forum: Lost, Found, Sighted or Stolen Birds of Prey? 06-09-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By John155
Re: Lost Saker Falcon

Good Luck !
I am close but not on 173 unfortunately !

ATB
John155
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 05-09-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By John155
Re: Hints and tips on hooding an older bird.

Hi

Shaun means spray her lightly with water to help calm her if she gets upset.

I will post how I get on when I pick her up from moult.

ATB
John155
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