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The Lure of Falconry (Part Two)

By Mary Ellen Rooney
At the Second International Festival of Falconry in Berkshire, England, local attendees mixed with falconers in native dress. There were Arabian horses, exotic hunting dogs such as Salukis, British gentlemen with walking sticks, and enthusiastic children. Tents were set up for visiting falconers from exotic locales.
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The Lure of Falconry

By Mary Ellen Rooney
He sits his horse naturally, easily, in what by now I know is a wooden saddle atop the colorful Kyrgyz-designed felt blanket. As he nears, I note that he carries something on his left arm; it is a huge bird that eventually he releases. I will be able to call up this image indelibly clear, like a fresh etching, evermore.
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