Thu, Jun 16|
Meet at CLE
The Magic of Falconry: A Hands-on Experience
Time & Location
Jun 16, 2022, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
Meet at CLE, 348 S 5th St, Highlands, NC 28741, USA
About the Event
Falconry is an ancient interaction and working relationship between man and animal. It has been practiced in some form in nearly every corner of the globe for centuries. This is a unique, up close and personal "hands on" experience with a bird of prey. you will accompany a licensed falconer and learn about the ancient sport of falconry. Then you will have the opportunity to handle the raptor and experience the exhilaration of having this magnificent bird perch on your gloved fist. It will be a truly unforgettable experience.
Meet at CLE office at 1:30pm Limit:15
Presenter: Peter Kipp-duPont has been training birds of prey since he was 12 years old and is celebrating 52 years as a falconer in 2022. He became a licensed master Falconer in 1981 as well as one of the first Raptor Rehabilitators in Western NC.