at 88 mph!
he nails his prize,
and promptly mantles so I won’t steal it.
Saker Falcons have been falconry birds for 1000’s of years.
They are an endangered species, native across Central Europe to China.
This is Katie Pnewski, a brilliant and comitted bird trainer,
and bird lover, who works at Avian Behavior International,
a conservation and bird advocacy organization near The Holler in rural Southern California.
I spent an incredible day here today, and will be introducing you to more of their amazing birds and conservation efforts in my next posts. For more on this worthwhile organization see:
Cheers to you from the phenomenal Saker Falcon and his devoted human~