Ferrugnious Hawk Training Updated

September 7, 2010

4Yr Female, being out for the first time,


14 Responses to “Ferrugnious Hawk Training Updated”

  1. sealey5 on September 7th, 2010 10:04 am

    ok the only places that u need a lisence for a bird is in dabi or how ever u spell it and the united states everywhere else you can buy with no lisence at all , the thing with the uk is that many breeders wont go giving you somthing like a golden eagle without major experience lol . my m8s got 1 he payed 15 grand for… they are not cheep n i have flown it my self…. they are crazy n bate very often

  2. 1cjasp1 on September 7th, 2010 10:33 am

    cool it Ok. we are all learning.

  3. tigger00025 on September 7th, 2010 10:45 am

    nice one m8 ceap it up gd to see real falconers like my self ob hear sik and tiyerd of seing ideats thinking ther is ps cheap the vids coming m8

  4. aitchi130475 on September 7th, 2010 10:57 am

    Hi Canadadry7 thanks for your comment as you have probably read i have settled on a female red tailed hawk mainly because the female red has bigger feet and not a big mouth like the ferrug !!

  5. aitchi130475 on September 7th, 2010 11:49 am

    hi allyc2007 thanks for your comments done more research and finally settled on a female red tail hawk.

    Get her in a few weeks !!

    Happy Days!!

  6. Canadadry7 on September 7th, 2010 11:55 am

    andy, Red tails are very efficient at hunting rabbits, ferruginous are better for squirrels, groundhogs and large hares. A ferrug may cost more, but both types of hawks are equally as hard to train, though a ferrug is slightly larger; and more expensive. Hawks like to soar on thermal currents, you have to train them not to. If you live in a forest type area, perhaps a cooper’s hawk would be far better. If you prefer larger birds, look into golden eagles or goshawks once ure done with buteos.

  7. nosey15 on September 7th, 2010 12:40 pm

    is there a reason the ferrug stops & lands on the ground instead of the perch?

  8. allyc2007 on September 7th, 2010 1:03 pm

    A red-tailed hawk would be absolutely fine for hunting hares…in fact, their feet are much bigger than a ferruginous. They are NOT easy birds to start with, and I would re-think your decision, IMO. Look into getting a harris’ hawk or a red-tail for your starter bird, and if you’re successful with them, THEN move on. You’ve gotta walk before you run.

  9. andyaitch130475 on September 7th, 2010 1:58 pm

    hi i live in the uk i love birds of prey and i am lucky enough to have land that i could fly a ferruginous hawk on but im new to this sport i have chosen a ferruginous hawk as my bird of choice because on my land theres many hares there are rabbits also and im worried a red tailed hawk could get hurt or damaged binding to a hare

    any advice greatly recieved i have done a great deal of research and have noted that they are not really beginners birds any advice greatly appreciated.

  10. longtalltexan63 on September 7th, 2010 2:30 pm

    Was she a bird that came from the wild or what? What a beautiful bird! I do a truck route through Oklahoma and I get to see a lot of different Hawks. I saw a beautiful Red Tail today and she was HUGE!

  11. fireartist12 on September 7th, 2010 2:51 pm

    you all are bozos. i depends what country you live in. if you live in britan you need a licence olny for certain birds but you cant get them from the wild. in america you need a lichence for any bird but you can get them from the wild!!!

  12. daymien101 on September 7th, 2010 3:42 pm

    yes you need a lisence you take a test at the fishing game and if you pass the test you are able 2 have one but you need to have good upkeep

  13. liddlepeter on September 7th, 2010 3:49 pm

    do you need a lisence or sumfin 2 own 1 of these amazing birds

  14. 209jay on September 7th, 2010 4:29 pm

    awsome videos, great progress in a month, i would love to see vids when shes taking game!

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