September 14th – ‘Sprite’

We are just prepping for our weekend events but I took a photo of Sprite our Peregrine falcon this morning down on the Knowle. He is sitting on the lure – waiting to be picked up and fed on the fist. He is flying well but my lure swinging needs improvement! he is a lovely falcon quite different from a Lanner Falcon – our mainstay fliers. The Peregrine is compact, muscular – specialised bird catching raptor with long toes and actually a large head – a flying torpedo. Anyway here he is……..

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