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Forum: Eagles - Aquila 06-11-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Little Joe
Re: Hawking with Crowned Eagle

As far as I know they are doing quite well in the wild. They are the least threatened of Africas large eagles.
Forum: Hawking Equipment For Sale 06-11-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,126
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Personalised Flying jesses your thoughts please!!

A phone number on a bird is always a good idea.
Forum: Telemetry & other Tracking Equipment 05-11-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,181
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Using Marshall Telemetry

Brambles are fun! NOT!!! :-D



Im sorry mate. Thats way too technical for me. Ive never lost a bird due to Marshall or my system. Thats all I know.

Rgds
Joe
Forum: Telemetry & other Tracking Equipment 05-11-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,181
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Using Marshall Telemetry

No offense, but thats underutilisation of an elite tracking system! :-)

Bells?
Forum: Pursuit Hawking 05-11-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,982
Posted By Little Joe
Re: RC Planes and Falconry.

Heres another. Sorry about the arty farty stuff. Its a promo video we made, but you can see the setup from different perspectives.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7byqAd17pmQ

Rgds
Joe
Forum: Pursuit Hawking 05-11-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,982
Posted By Little Joe
Re: RC Planes and Falconry.

Sounds about right. We use slightly larger chutes for the big falcons, but Ive not once had deployment issues provided the chute is attached correctly.

Rgds
Joe

I might have posted this...
Forum: Telemetry & other Tracking Equipment 05-11-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,181
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Using Marshall Telemetry

You have to adjust your tuning button to maximum needle bounce at all times obviously. You play with the volume button to get a needle bounce between "off the scale" and "no movement". Switch between...
Forum: Telemetry & other Tracking Equipment 03-11-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,181
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Using Marshall Telemetry

If you get signal on far, it should be bouncing off the scale at medium and near.

Always stsrt with near. If you dont get needle bounce at 10, switch to medium, etc.

Rgds,
Joe
Forum: Pursuit Hawking 27-10-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,982
Posted By Little Joe
Re: RC Planes and Falconry.

Looking forward to see whats happening bru! I love those little things. Only ever checked them in the Kalahari. I was told off very harshly by Rudi Geisswein when I said they can fly circles around a...
Forum: Forum Website 16-10-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 24,574
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Waiting On????

Spoke about it today with some colleagues. If you can get a longwing to wait on at pitch without kite or baggies, you are a true flickin master!!!

And those guys exist!

Rgds
Jannes



Luck...
Forum: Pursuit Hawking 15-10-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,982
Posted By Little Joe
Re: RC Planes and Falconry.

Hi Anton,

Sounds like you got it sorted boet.

I reclaimed my Gyr peregrine two weeks ago after a season to the plane. Lure a flight or two, but as soon as I pushed his weight he started to...
Forum: Coping, Health, Disease & Insurance 28-08-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Cocci

Normal household bleach has done the job well for me always.

Sodium hypoclorite its called I think.
Forum: Owls - Strigiformes 28-08-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
Posted By Little Joe
Forum: Books, Magazines, Videos, DVDs & Other! 28-08-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Good fieldcraft books

Staying Alive by Lt-Col Ron Reid Daly

Available on Amazon
Forum: Vehicles & Lamping 30-07-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 20,871
Posted By Little Joe
Re: What's the Best 4x4 for Falconry

Thats a family sedan on steroids.

Toyota Landcruiser is the best car in the world.

Done deal.
Forum: Birds For Sale 30-07-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,972
Posted By Little Joe
Re: 2013 FEMALE GOLDEN EAGLE FOR SALE

Glad to hear Steve. :-)
Forum: General Wildlife 07-07-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Rescues.

Fair enough. Im no expert with these little things. But they have the look of a swift/swallow/martin family member.

Regardless, best of luck George.
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 07-07-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By Little Joe
Re: What it's all about

Haha! My favourite reply. :-D
Forum: General Wildlife 06-07-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Rescues.

Swift? Love them!

I raised one. One day he just decided to fledge in an instant and disappeared into the clouds.
Forum: The Moult & Imping 06-07-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By Little Joe
Forum: Coping, Health, Disease & Insurance 05-07-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,511
Posted By Little Joe
Re: F10 uses

How much does it cost Andy?
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 05-07-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,174
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Old style falconry

I guess there are newbies with a Harris and two sakers who think they know birds.

Old style falconry is about weight management.

All in all, weight management is a complex subject. Passage...
Forum: The Moult & Imping 04-07-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Bald Harris Hawk

The bird could be plucking itself due to parasites or boredom. Post some good quality and close up photos as suggested.

Rgds
Jannes
Forum: Longwings - Falco 04-07-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,780
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Presenting the lure

Very true.

If you want some quality lure flying for displays, thats the way forward.

Rgds
Jannes
Forum: General Falconry & Bird Talk 03-07-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,928
Posted By Little Joe
Re: Lead poisoning and mutes.

Absolutely. One should as a matter of routine check your birds appearance, attitude, and mutes every single morning.

Rgds
Jannes
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