CALIFORNIA HAWKING CLUB

Apprentice Bookshelf

Following is a list of suggested reading materials intended to aid aspiring falconers in their pursuit of a falconry license.

CHC APPRENTICE SPECIALS

Apprentice Study Guide + Apprentice Manual
Apprentice Study Guide + Apprentice Manual + The Lure of Falconry
Apprentice Study Guide + Apprentice Manual + The Lure of Falconry + Membership

THE ESSENTIALS

1. California Hawking Club: THE LURE OF FALCONRY

2. California Hawking Club: APPRENTICE STUDY GUIDE

3. California Hawking Club: APPRENTICE MANUAL

4. W. Oakes: THE FALCONER'S APPRENTICE, A guide to training the Red-tailed Hawk.

5. B.A. Kimsey & J. Hodge: FALCONRY EQUIPMENT (Chapters 2, 3, 4 & 11)

6. M. Mullenix: AMERICAN KESTRELS IN MODERN FALCONRY

7. L. McGranaghan: THE RED-TAILED HAWK, A complete guide to training and hunting North America's most versatile game hawk.

8. F.L. Beebe: A FALCONRY MANUAL

9. P. Dunne, et al: HAWKS IN FLIGHT

10. W.S. Clark & B.K. Wheeler: HAWKS OF NORTH AMERICA (Peterson Field Guide)

11. W.S. Clark & B.K. Wheeler: A PHOTOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO NORTH AMERICAN RAPTORS

THE FIRST BOOKS TO BUY AFTER THE ESSENTIALS

1. F.L. Beebe & H.M. Webster: NORTH AMERICAN FALCONRY AND HUNTING HAWKS

2. N. Fox: UNDERSTANDING THE BIRD OF PREY

3. G. Brewer: BUTEOS & BUSHYTAILS

4. North American Falconers' Association: A BOND WITH THE WILD

ADDITIONAL BOOKS OF INTEREST TO FALCONERS

1. Arizona Falconer's Association: A MANUAL FOR THE APPRENTICE FALCONER

2. P. Dunne: THE WIND MASTERS

3. P. Glaser: FALCONRY AND HAWKING

4. J.G. Mavrogordato Trilogy: A HAWK FOR THE BUSH, A FALCON IN THE FIELD & BEHIND THE SCENES

5. A. Walker: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FALCONRY

6. L. Arent: RAPTORS IN CAPTIVITY, Guidelines for Care & Management

INSTRUCTIONAL DVDs OF INTEREST TO FALCONERS

1. J.P. Jones: UNDERSTANDING FALCONRY

2. Faraway Films: NUTRITION

3. Faraway Films: HEALTH CARE

4. Faraway Films: BEHAVIOR & LEARNING

5. Faraway Films: ANATOMY

6. K. Byrd & H. Garner: B.C. TRAPPING OF RED-TAILED HAWKS & AMERICAN KESTRELS