The Psychology of Falconry

In response to many questions he receives from falconers, Martin sat down with Helen the Peregrine Falcon to provide an overview to some of the most common questions he receives. Underlining all training aspects is an understanding of the psychology of falconry and what motivates apex predators. They are extremely intelligent and opportunistic. Martin explains how understanding this, and working with this, is the key to mutually respectful and enjoyable relationship. As Martin has said many times before about Harris Hawk Belle, “She is the hunter and I am her dog.”

For more about Falconry, please visit the playlists below:

Belle the Harris Hawk First Season Videos

Belle the Harris Hawk Second Season Videos

Piper the Prairie Falcon Early Training