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Falconer

prison where former professor Farragut, who had killed his brother, witnesses the torments and chaos of the penal system. [Am. Lit.: Cheever Falconer in Weiss, 151]
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In recent years there have been very few prosecutions of falconers for wild peregrine theft.
"Attempts by falconry to enter the world list of intangible cultural heritage started around 2006 and 2007," said President of the Slovak Club of Falconers Alojz Kascaronscaronak, as quoted by the TASR newswire.It was initiated by the international falconry association and the leaders were the Arabs.
Falconers competed in its Al-Melwah "Da'ao" 400-meter races for a chance to win prizes worth SR17 million.
Workers at Falconer Electricals, which employs around 70 people, said they were asked to report to the company's Penrhyndeudraeth headquarters yesterday morning.
It brought falconers into the mainstream of emerging conservation efforts, she said.
"Korean falconers adorn themselves with a traditional honor that isn't present in the West.
The Qatari Society of Al-Gannas has launched a unique initiative to release falcons of willing falconers in Qatar to nature again.
Summary: The female falconers were taught the basic principles of the desert and the enhanced ability to live in it
KUWAIT, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Heritage Village, where the Gulf Popular Heritage Festival is proceeding, witnessed Falcons' race at a distance of 1,500 meters, which grouped a number of senior Kuwaiti falconers. The race is an appreciation to falconers who started this authentic hobby years ago", Deputy Head of the Competitions Committee Sheikh Sabah Fahad Al-Nasser Al-Sabah said to KUNA Tuesday.
A visitor to the Souq can see proof of this for himself in the throngs of Qatari youth walking through the Souq in search of falcons or falconry gear, and learning about the craft from elder falconers and breeders.
Today, falconers hunt, with their trained birds of prey, rooks, crows, magpies, grouse, fox, rabbit, hare and other small mammals.