A simple test (falconry)

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A simple test (falconry)

Postby Roadkill » Tue Apr 06, 2004 5:21 pm

1 token if you pass the test with >80%, 2 if you can >%90.

1. How many species of harrier are there in North America?

2. What is the most difficult part of raising eyeass birds?

3. What is the most dangerous part of raising most eyeass birds?

4. Give me the genus name of the four major species types used in falconry, and a common name they are referred as by a falconer.

5. What is the primary diffence between the (American) Sparrowhawk and the European Sparrowhawk?

6a. What is slicing?

6b. Which types of raptors are most likely to slice?

7. Tell me what an eyeass, a brancher, a passager, and haggard hawk is.

8. At what age does an American Kestrel breed?

9. What is a bewit?

10. What is a yagi?

11. Describe the diffences between the 3 types of falconry licenses.

12. In the middle ages, Buteos were not a popular choice of hawk for falconry, because they would only consistently catch mice, at best. Now, what North American Buteo is revered by Europeans for being an overall easy bird to work with, and a great hunter?

13. What is unique about how a Gyrfalcon hunts?

14. What kind of perch is usually used with a freshly trapped bird? why?

15. What kind of perch is most used with longwings?

16. How does one repair broken feathers? bent feathers?

17. Why is it not a good idea to fly your hawk in the spring months?

18. True/False: Bird live and Hippoboscidae are dangerous to your hawk.

19. What is apoplexy, what birds are most succeptible to it, and how do you treat it?

20. dscribe the symptoms of aspergillosis

21. Describe the symptoms of Frounce.

22. How is coccidiosis transmitted?

23. What is an "emergency" method of calling your bird to you?

24. Which primary feather molts first in longwings? ALl other birds?

25. true/false: squirrels are easy and safe prey for your red-tail hawk.
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Postby Neosurfur » Mon Apr 19, 2004 3:03 pm

Nobody has the time (well some of you might) to do this one, it has tooooooo many questions. Plus all of these should be way more than 1 or 2 tokens.
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Postby Megafrost » Thu May 06, 2004 1:14 pm

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Postby Megafrost » Sun May 16, 2004 2:42 pm

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