These Falcons are for real
- Swan song for bird strikes? Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/1/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 18, p15
Forecasts continued research on low-tech solutions to bird strike problems near airports. Flight Safety Foundation statistics on fatal commercial transport hull losses from bird strikes; Environmental solutions for discouraging bird habitation near airports.
- BASH TOOL REVIEW: The Air Rifle. Leboeuf, Gene // Flying Safety;Apr2000, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p24
Discusses the use of air rifle in dealing with wildlife problems at airfields.
- Winged hunters. Brandt, Anthony; Brown, Bob // Outdoor Life;May96, Vol. 197 Issue 5, p10
Focuses on the demands of falconry. Marek Palter's remark on the privilege of hunting with hawks; Requirements for getting a federal and state license for flying hawks; Trapping and training a wild bird; Care and feeding of hawks; Equipment; Impact of falconers on raptor populations.
- The decline of falconry in early modern England. Grassby, Richard // Past & Present;Nov97, Vol. 157 Issue 1, p37
Discusses the practic of falconry in England. Information on the development of falconry as a sport; Influence of medieval associations on falconry; Popularity of falconry during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; Information on the great symbolic importance which falconry enjoyed.
- Business Summit Includes Time To Work, Play. // State Journal (WV);8/24/2012 Business Summit, p4
The article offers information on several recreational activities including tennis, falconry and visit to resort's spa organized for attendees during the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting and Business Summit in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
- One Last Face. // Faces;Nov2003, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p48
Presents a photograph depicting falconry, popular sport of Jordan.
- An art more noble. Marshall, Dan // World & I;May98, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p202
Traces the persistence of the practice of falconry in Middle America since the 13th century. Evolution of the practice from a central position in medieval society to a passion of a devoted few; Highlights of the hunt; Character of the true falconer. INSET: A century of American falconry..
- Birds shun pretreated waste. // Waste Age;Oct99, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p8
Asserts that biological pretreatment of municipal solid waste in the United States is an effective bird-control system that also increases waste densities. Costs of managing landfills near airports; Advantages of biological pretreatment of waste; Similarities of biological pretreatment and...
- Amazing Animals. Daily, Laura // National Geographic World;Jan2000, Issue 293, p30
Features Timothy, a 150 year-old tortoise in Devon, England and Jet, a canine bird herder at Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Florida. Historical moments in the timeline of Timothy; Importance of Jet's job for air travel safety.