falconry

Documentary

Two Words: Qatari Falconry. Two More Words: F*cking Surreal.

In ‘The Challenge,’ Italian filmmaker Yuri Ancarani shows how Western notions of power inspire Qatari falconers.
DJ Pangburn
8.11.17
wine

Meet the Falcon-Whisperer of Napa Valley Wine Country

Rebecca Rosen makes a living off protecting vineyards from berry-eating pests with the help of trained birds of prey.
Rachel Signer
10.19.16
Stuff

The Hawk Trainer Assigned to Protect Movie Stars from Seagulls at Cannes

Christopher Puzin has five hawks patrolling the town's waterfront hotels, making sure pigeons and seagulls keep the fuck away.
Livia Albeck-Ripka
5.18.16
video

A Drone Casually Capturing Another Drone in a Net

"It's like robotic falconry."
Rachel Pick
1.13.16
Stuff

Meet the Woman Who Saves England's Lost Birds of Prey

Misplaced a falcon? Who you gonna call? Barbara Royle!
Roxy Rezvany
2.10.15
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue

All the Falconry Accessories You'll Ever Need

Don't buy underwing lighting, travel sleeves, or talon gear anywhere else.
Sean Tejaratchi
1.23.15
Stuff

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Park Banned Unaccompanied Adults in Case They're Pedophiles

Also this week: A guy allegedly pulled a gun on his daughter because he thought she was cheating at a board game.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
11.14.14
Stuff

We Tried to Get a Job by Holding Up Signs at a Train Station

All the people who approached Hannah were men. One even offered her a job she was blatantly unqualified for (she was holding a sign touting her falconry prowess), then took the offer away when she wouldn't give him her phone number.
Hannah Ewens
9.11.14
Stuff

The US Falconry Revival Couldn't Get More American

Although humans have practiced falconry for thousands of years, it never really caught on in the US. But the expertise and care that American falconers put into their craft has propelled them to the forefront of breeding and bird-based innovation. Now...
Mark Hay
1.28.14