Bibliography & Links


Paul D. Frost Birds Of Prey
   Majestic Masters Of The Skies (256page)
   Winged Hunters Of The Skies (96page)
   Greifvögel : Die Meister der Lüfte (German 256page)
   Roofvogels : heersers van het luchtruim (Dutch 256page)
   Oiseaux de proie : Ces majestueux chasseurs du ciel écrit (French 256page)
   Aves Rapaces (Spanish 256page)

James Ferguson-Lees & David A. ChristieRaptors Of The World0618127623
Leslie Brown & Dean AmadonEagles, Hawks & Falcons Of The World155521472X
Leslie BrownBirds Of Prey185152732X
Leslie BrownEagles 
David JonesEagles3895085812
Mary Louise Grossman & John HamletBirds Of Prey Of The World0517067889
Benny GensbolCollins Photo Guide To The Birds Of Prey Of Britain & Europe, North Africa & The Middle East0002191768
William S Clark (Illustrations by N John Schmitt)A Field Guide To The Raptors Of Europe, The Middle East & North Africa0198546610
Dick ForsmanThe Raptors Of Europe & The Middle East0713665157
Dr. Miroslav Bouchner (Illustrated by Dan Bárta)Birds Of Prey Of Britain & Europe600312917
Ian NewtonPopulation Ecology Of Raptors0856610232
John AndrewsHabits & Habitats : Birds Of Prey723508623
Clive BritcherAn Introduction To British Raptors1900690012
Eric & David Hosking with Jim FleggEric Hosking's Birds Of Prey Of The World0720717566
Roy DennisPeregrine Falcons0948661275
John A. LoveEagles0905483790
Glenys & Derek LloydBirds Of Prey0600001016
Alan RichardsBirds Of Prey - Hunters Of The Sky1880908050
Gordon RiddleSeasons With The Kestrel0713722436
David HoustonVultures & Condors1841070726
Camilla de la Bedoyere100 Facts : Birds Of Prey9781848102637
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Claus König, Friedhelm Weick & Jan-Hendrick BeckingOwls : A Guide To The Owls Of The World1873403747
Heimo MikkolaOwls Of Europe0856610348
Connie ToopsThe Enchanting Owl1853101877
Tony Soper & John SparksOwls : Their Natural and Unnatural History071539374X
Rob Hume (Illustrations by Trevor Boyer)Owls Of The World1855853523
Clive BritcherAn Introduction To British Owls1900690004
Jemima Parry-JonesUnderstanding Owls071530643X
Eric Hosking with Jim FleggEric Hosking's Owls0720713900
Virginia C. HolmgrenOwls In Folklore & Natural History088496289X
Krystyna WeinsteinThe Owl In Art, Myth & Legend1856270262
Jonathan Evan MaslowThe Owl Papers0140087249
Manfred Rogl & Wolfgang EppleA Family Of Owls0713631244
Manabu MiyazakiThe Owls : A Photographic Essay0877018030
Phillip GlasierHawks & Hawking0713455551
Phillip GlasierAs The Falcon Her Bells0708813313
Jemima Parry-JonesFalconry : Care, Captive Breeding & Conservation0715389149
Nick FoxUnderstanding The Bird Of Prey0888393172
Diana Durman-WaltersThe Modern Falconer : Training, Hawking & Breeding1853103683
Emma FordFalconry : Art & Practice0713725885
Adrian WalkerThe Encyclopedia Of Falconry1853109975
Frank IllingworthFalcons & Falconry0713703539
Humphrey Drummond (Humphrey Ap Evans)Falconry For You 
Francis Henry Salvin & William BroderickFalconry In The British Isles185736094X
Oswald, AllanThe History & Practice Of Falconry0859780503
Bob DaltonFalconry Refelections0852363729
Daniel ButlerThe Red Tail : Sharing The Seasons With A Hawk0224038672
David AttenboroughThe Life Of Birds069101633X
Donald CampbellThe Encyclopedia Of British Birds1840845023
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DETR (Compiled & Edited by Michael Bradley Taylor QPM)Wildlife Crime : A Guide to Wildlife Law Enforcement in the United Kingdom 0117533173


UK quarterly published falconry magazine.

Where To Contact Them
Falconers Magazine
Subscriptions Dept
PO Box 464
Berkhampstead, Herts, HP4 2UR
Tel: 01442 879097

Book Shops & Sellers

Modern & antiquarian Books for the Angler & Sportsman. An excellent, reliable source of books on Falconry & Birds of Prey, in addition to all other field sports. Regular special offers on many books. Also buys books, from individual items to large libraries. Has a stall at many of the Game & Country Fairs throughout the country.

Where To Contact Them
Paul Morgan
Pentrehedyn Street
Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8DJ
Tel: 01654 702837
Fax: 01654 702857

Two online stores in the USA run by the same person, " has the largest list of specialized books, videos and DVDs on raptors available for falconers, rehabilitators, zoos, libraries and bird watchers" and "Western Sporting's focus is providing quality falconry equipment & supplies, books & videos, artwork & collectibles for falconers, rehabilitators, zoos & dog & pigeon fanciers".

Where To Contact Them
David Frank
Western Sporting
PO Box 939
WY 82839
Tel : 1-307-672-0445

Internet Forums

Falconry knowledge, help and advice. A forum of people of all levels of experience in falconry, set up with the aim of being accessible to all,. All members are expected to reply politely & respectfully, especially to newcomers to falconry, so that no-one is afraid to ask even the most trivial question - everybody has to start somewhere and the welfare of the birds is the priority.


A charity dedicated to the monitoring & protection of & education about the Red Kite population in Wales. Closely linked to the feeding station at Gigrin Farm.

Where To Contact Them
Tony Cross
The Welsh Kite Trust, The Stable Cottage,
Doldowlod, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6HG

An excellent site dedicated to owls. (NOTE - this link doesn't like starting in a frame, so it opens a new copy of the browser.)

Site for UK bird watchers, gives plenty of information about resident species, including raptors.

Estimates of the populations of UK raptors, produced for the UK Raptor Working Group.

Comprehensive source of information about birds and bird care. Whilst the site is principally about cage & aviary birds, particularly parrots & hookbills, it has an extensive section on wild birds covering raptors.

This page covers owls & the secretary bird.

A description of falconry in England during the 15th century.

A site devoted to vultures, both New World & Old World. The Secretary bird is also included (one of its alternative names is the Secretary Vulture), along with the Maribou Stork.

Website of the worlds first birds of prey sanctuary, founded in 1934 in Pennsylvania.

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