Falconry/ Birds of Prey
April 28, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Come for the Dirt Dash 5k at 12:oo
Stay for the birds at 1:00pm!
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James Eyring, Assistant Director of the Pace University Environmental Center, located in Pleasantville NY, is a Master Falconer and Licensed NY State Wildlife Rehabilitator “specializing” in birds of prey.
The Falconry/Birds of Prey program consists of the natural history of falconry, native raptors, habits and adaptations and environmental insights.
During falconry programs that are held outdoors if location and weather conditions permit James will fly his hawks and falcons to the glove and lure.
Some of the birds that participate in programs are.
Gyrfalcon –“Elvis” Lanner Falcon – “Delta”
Harris Hawks –“Merle” Barred Owl – “Oscar”
Kestrel –“Finn” Screech Owl – “Pearl”