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.
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.
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.
A Drone Casually Capturing Another Drone in a Net
"It's like robotic falconry."
Meet the Woman Who Saves England's Lost Birds of Prey
Misplaced a falcon? Who you gonna call? Barbara Royle!
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.
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
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.
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...