James McKay runs the National Falconry School in Derbyshire. In this book he gives us the benefit of his years of experience, particularly with broadwings, and especially the Harris hawk. Chapters include; a brief history of falconry; suitable species of hawk; general husbandry; training; ferrets; equipment; fitness training the hawk; field tactics; first aid and health; captive breeding; lost birds. Appendices cover ferreting, technical terms, useful organisations. A useful book, and well worth a read.