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Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 03-01-2018, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Keith Barker
Re: BFC

Hello Derek,
If you feel there is not enough being done to represent falconry in england why not form an alternative body? Do something positive instead of asking "what are the BFC going to do about...
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 03-01-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 220
BFC
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Posted By Keith Barker
Re: BFC

The BFC pay a levy to the hawk board, who in turn represent falconers interests the best they can when trouble arises like this, if the BFC did voice their opinion on the subject im am pretty sure...
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 03-01-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Keith Barker
New legislation that could affect licensing applications in england

Wildlife license legislation that could affect falconers who fly rooks gulls larks and any other species in England . Figure being banded about is ú350 per license. also a license application to...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 17-12-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Hello Paul,
I am thinking of treating myself to a camera like eric uses, but i wonder if i can operate it one handed with the gos on the fist waiting to slip, its ok with a high mounted falcon...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 16-12-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Yesterday Barrabas killed a cock pheasant, he had not killed a bird for over a week since last thursday when he flew two cocks and killed a hen, the following saturday i took him out, slipped him and...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 07-12-2017, 02:17 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Hawking winter game with Barrabas this morning, he had three slips over my english pointer, first two were cocks, strong flyers and long track downs resulting in just excersize! third slip was a hen...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 06-12-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Hi Chris,its bucketing it down here today and set to get cold over the weekend, hopefully get out again tomorrow morning.



Hello Tony,
Its just a simple spring hair clip, it holds all the tail...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 05-12-2017, 04:57 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Today i drove to a few cover crops, beet and winter fodder looking for pheasants, i had three slips, rook rabbit and my last slip was a pheasant from a point from Max my English pointer, i gave the...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 01-12-2017, 02:40 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Multiple slips at pheasants this morning, three long track downs back to forestry, the english pointer worked his socks off to eventually put a hen in the bag and an old Hartley s jam pot that I...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 29-11-2017, 01:13 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Not been out since friday, dogged two cover crops today, first cover got a false point Barrabas was going mental to get going when he saw Max stiffen up pheasant must have ran on or flushed unsighted...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 15-11-2017, 07:22 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 15-11-2017, 04:13 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Hello ingo,
He jumps out of the box and onto the fist, i guess he knows what to expect when he comes out as he is in hunting mode as soon as he comes out weather it be pheasants or crows.
Keith
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 15-11-2017, 12:59 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Took Barrabas out this morning, had two slips, the first a cock bird that flushed far out he wanted it so I let him go, the hawk made good ground and was in a good position to have him, the pheasant...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 13-11-2017, 05:10 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Went hawking with a lad out of my local this morning who wanted to see a bit of falconry, little wind made work for the pointer difficult, he bumped two pheasants at once, the hawk chose the cock who...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 10-11-2017, 09:11 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Too many foxes here at the moment for some proper hunting , the music was good when they found in the first draw but as the hunt went on more foxes were found and one pack soon became three or four.
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 10-11-2017, 05:06 PM
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Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Still struggling with the toe, took Barrabas to Newport Knockanore this morning, had 3 slips, first a crow over stubbles he tried his best but missed and treed, I walked in his direction preparing...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 09-11-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Barrabas is now flying on appetite, big feed ups then fasting til he's empty, fed him half a quail monday then hawked with him Wednesday, I broke my toe recently so I couldn't go far, dogged some...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 28-10-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

Barrabas killed his first rook of the season this afternoon in the pasture beside my house
Keith
Forum: Bird of Prey Webcams & Video Clips 21-10-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: H is Hawk best thing since 'Kes'?

Depends on your definition of falconry, Kes, lure swinging is that falconry?
Helen Mcdonald is a competent falconer and i guess the film had to show some sort of censorship more like a wildlife film...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 15-10-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 85,811
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: 'Barrabas' - Vernon Brown bred Imprint Male Goshawk

The Female i was planning to fly this season was electrocuted on the first week of september, she was a grand daughter of Barrabas.
As i have sold all my females bred this year i decided to pull...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 03-10-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 102,886
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: Spike Hardcore Hawkers Male Gos

Thanks Keith, we will keep going until one of us drops off the mortal coil (hopefully him first):lol: then I suppose I would do it all again as you do! How was your breeding season this year and are...
Forum: Shortwings - Accipiter 02-10-2017, 03:46 PM
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Views: 102,886
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: Spike Hardcore Hawkers Male Gos

Well done Spike for attempting another season, and Steve of course, good luck to both of you.
Keith
Forum: The Moult & Imping 22-08-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,113
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: Goshawk tail feathers uk

I will send you some if first you make a donation to cancer research for what you think a pair of them is worth to you, if we have a deal email me your address if you dont have the private message...
Forum: Gamehawking 22-08-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,174
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: Marshall Back Pack Copy On Ebay

Last season on the 9th of december i was hawking with my Female goshawk "Clodagh" she was about as fit as she was going to get high in condition and confidence was high being in her third season, i...
Forum: Gamehawking 20-08-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,174
Posted By Keith Barker
Re: Marshall Back Pack Copy On Ebay

eddie allum does refit kits, same as marshall and teflon ribbon.
http://falconryelectronics.co.uk/transmitter-mounts/backpacks/backpack-re-fit-kit-fe-kit
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