The Falconry Centre
The Falconry Centre is located
about an hour's drive north of Toronto. It features over 200 raptors which
includes eagles, hawks, falcons, owls and vultures. The birds are primarily
used for the art of falconry, though members of the public are more than
welcome to tour the Falconry Centre. Here you can learn the art of falconry
These pictures were taken on Sunday October 8, 2000. Please enjoy them!
Falconry Centre Facilities
- Building, 98k. Entrance way into The Falconry
- Building, 103k. The Canadian School of Traditional
- Red-tail Hawk, 92k. Two red-tails inside
of a cage.
- Red-tail Hawk, 82k. A red-tail looking regal
and proud, perched on a bar.
- Red-tail Hawk, 73k. Same red-tail as above.
Slightly different pose.
- Red-tail Hawk, 146k. A red-tail on the grass.
- Red-tail Hawk, 115k. Side-view of a red-tailed
on an outside perch.
- Red-tail Hawk, 87k. Four hawks mulling about
- Red-tail Hawk, 132k. Six hawks minding their
own business. One Harris Hawk in the far right corner.
- Red-tail Hawk, 126k. A red-tail hawk eating
a chick inside of his cage.
- Red-tail Hawk, 115k. A proud looking raptor
gazing outside of his cage.
- Red-tail Hawk, 123k. Fluffy! The red-tail
- Harris Hawk, 76k. Two Harris hawks looking
- Harris Hawk, 85k. A Harris hawk in contemplation
of his current cage situation.
- Harris Hawk, 88k. Same Harris hawk as above,
with "Harris Hawk" sign.
- Harris Hawk, 121k. Puffy and fluffy-looking
- Harris Hawk, 99k. One Harris and one Ferruginous
- Harris Hawk, 96k. Another Harris hawk.
- Harris Hawk, 140k. Side-view of a Harris
hawk looking straight at you.
- Harris Hawk, 109k. A Harris hawk speaking
- Harris Hawk, 111k. Harris hawk watching you
- Harris Hawk, 103k. Getting ready to soar.
- Harris Hawk, 133k. One hawk squawking.
- Golden Eagle, 91k. Large female golden eagle,
with her head turned away.
- Golden Eagle, 64k. Same eagle flapping her
wings while perching on Sam's gauntlet.
- Golden Eagle, 98k. Noble eagle inside of
- Golden Eagle, 89k. Another noble eagle perched
inside of a cage..
- Pergrine Falcon, 123k. Unfortunately, this
is the best picture that came out in the bunch.
These next set of pictures were taken during the falconry demonstration,
as Wilfred (the master falconer) showed off his birds.
- Harris Hawk, 65k. A Harris hawk mantles
on Wilfred's gauntlet.
- Harris Hawk, 82k. A Harris hawk takes a
- Bald Eagle, 104k. A juvenile bald eagle
leaves Wilfred's gauntlet and lands on the perch.
- Bald Eagle, 95k. The juvenile bird looks
around for his prey.
- Bald Eagle, 115k. A call from his master,
and the eagle is off.
- Bald Eagle, 56k. Juvenile bald eagle soaring
high in the clouded sky.
- Bald Eagle, 38k. A dark winged shadow against
a backdrop of white clouds.
- Bald Eagle, 46k. Bald eagle coming in for
- Bald Eagle, 82k. Mantling and perched on
top of Wilfred's gauntlet.
- Bald Eagle, 86k. Closeup shot of juvenile
bald eagle and Wilfred.
- Bald Eagle, 75k. Juvenile and Wilfred closeup
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This page was last updated: Oct 09, 2000
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