He carefully opened the top, and I peered in to see a pretty little bird hunkered down in the bottom of the sack. It had a rufous back and a dark slate blue cap on its cream-colored head.
It turned slightly to look up at me, or maybe at the light, but it made no move to try to escape. He stopped when he saw me looking at him as if he had suddenly grown an extra head.
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Soon a big bag of frozen, day-old chicks — the male chicks that are culled from the local poultry farm — was crammed into the basement freezer.
By this time, Tim had built a mews in our attic. There were dormer windows on three sides of the full attic, and Tim made enclosures around them to house the falcons.
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During the falconry season, which in upstate New York lasts through autumn and early winter, Tim gets up before dawn each day to take his peregrine to the field to get a flight in before work. He throws his waders in the back of the Jeep and lo up Macduff and the telemetry equipment a battery-operated tracking device and receiver and antenna.
He drives a circuit through the countryside, going past ponds he thinks might have ducks on. When he finds one, he goes through an elaborate Chat line Baltimore of getting himself ready, getting the bird ready, releasing the bird in a field next to the pond, allowing it to circle high above him, then flushing the ducks from the pond by running at them and waving his arms like a wild man.
As a non-falconer, I found it hard to understand the fanaticism that comes with the years of dedication to this solitary pursuit.
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Tim hunts as if each day might be the last one of the hunting season. This makes both the experience and the way he approaches everything during those months of hunting much more intense.
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For the hardcore falconers, this kind of knowing is in every fiber of their. The other morning, I accompanied Tim to the field to watch him fly Macduff.
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I ran to catch up, then stood at the edge of Horny woman in Chattanooga open meadow while Tim took Macduff 50 yards into the field. Tim still uses bells on his bird.
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