Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl - Click To Enlarge

Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl

How do you train an Owl? Invite some people to sit or stand in a specific spot, then have the Owl fly between or over them.

Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl - Click To Enlarge
Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl – Click To Enlarge

The good news being the Owl really wants to avoid people, it’s the food being offered by the handler that’s imortant.

Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl - Click To Enlarge
Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl – Click To Enlarge

There were some times the Owl wasn’t interested in the food or handler. But for the most part all went according to plan.

Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl - Click To Enlarge
Training A Eurasian Eagle Owl – Click To Enlarge

This was at the end of the day and several people were invited to participate. Made for some great photos. Of course Ellen was used as a special prop trying to get the bird to swoop at and over her camera.

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