Historically the art of falconry was largely a means of hunting small game --
pigeons, rabbits, squirrels. When the firearms came along, the a
practice declined and we began to hunt with guns. Today, we will see the
marvels of an art largely lost in the mists of time. Just a few words of
warning. The birds will fly just over our heads and by instinct they are
drawn to certain movements and objects. Above all they say, don't hold
objects of food during the show. Auvid has just started a delicious
French peach. Like a raptor, she finishes it off in quick order.
Now, let the show begin...