Falconry, Harris Hawk - click to enlarge

Falconry, Harris Hawk

A pair I have photographed before and really need little commentary here.

Falconry, Harris Hawk - click to enlarge
Falconry, Harris Hawk – click to enlarge
Falconry, Harris Hawk - click to enlarge
Falconry, Harris Hawk – click to enlarge

This is a Harris Hawk and his handler.

Falconry, Harris Hawk - click to enlarge
Falconry, Harris Hawk – click to enlarge

She has built a trust with this bird such that he will fly free, high and low over the field, but eventually returns.

Falconry, Harris Hawk - click to enlarge
Falconry, Harris Hawk – click to enlarge

He returns, but not as prompt as she would like. Flying is fun.

Falconry, Harris Hawk - click to enlarge
Falconry, Harris Hawk – click to enlarge

 

Note; photographed at The Avian Conservation Center, Charleston, South Carolina.

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