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Beebe, F.L., & Webster, Jr., H.M.  2013.  North American Falconry and Hunting Hawks.  9th Edition. Western Sporting.

Bent, A.C. 1961. Life Histories of North American Birds of Prey. Vols. I and II. Reprint. Dover, New York City, New York.


Brown, L., and D. Amadon. 1968. Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World. McGraw-Hill, New York City, New York.

California Hawking Club. 2016.  Apprentice Study Guide.  

Clark, W.S., and B.K. Wheeler. 1987. A Field Guide to Hawks of North America. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin, New York City, New York.

Craighead, J.J., and F.C. Craighead, Jr. 1969. Hawks, Owls and Wildlife. Reprint. Dover, New York City, New York.


Mavrogoradato, J.G. 1960. A Hawk for the Bush. H.F. and G. Witherby Ltd., London.

Mavrogordato, J.G. 1966. A Falcon in the Field. Knightly Vernon, Ltd., London.

McElroy, H. Desert hawking. Box 896, Tuber City, Arizona 86045.

McGranaghan, L. 1995. The Red-tailed Hawk. Privately printed, United States.*

Mitchell, E.B. 1959. The Art and Practice of Hawking. Reprint. Charles T. Branford Co., Boston, Massachusetts.

Mullenix, M. American Kestrels in Modern Falconry. 1997. Western Sporting, Box 939, Ranchester, Wyoming 82839.

Mullenix, M. Four Falconry Fundamentals. 2020. Mission Media, LLC, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.*

Oakes, W. The Falconer’s Apprentice. A Guide to Training the Passage Red-tailed Hawk. 2001. EagleWing

Peeters, H.J., and E.W. Jameson Jr. 1970. American Hawking. Privately printed, Davis, California.

Stevens, R. 1970. Observations on Modern Falconry. Reprint. Peregrine Press, College Station, Texas.

Woodford, M.H. 1966. A Manual of Falconry. Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., London.


Wood, C.A., and M. Fyfe (translated by). Art of Falconry - A treatise by Frederick II of Hohenstaufen. Standford University Press.




The Modern Apprentice


North American Falconers Association


Byrd, K. & Garner, H., B.C. Trapping of Red-tailed Hawks & American Kestrels, DVD, 60 minutes.

California Hawking Club, The Lure of Falconry, DVD, 60 minutes.

Faraway Films, Anatomy, DVD, 65 minutes.

Faraway Films, Behavior & Learning, DVD, 62 minutes.

Faraway Films, Health Care, DVD, 53 minutes.

Faraway Films, Nutrition, DVD, 55 minutes.

Jones, J.P., Understanding Falconry, DVD, 60 minutes. 

*NOTE: Highly recommended.

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