July 28, 2008

  4/15/07 JH 8.6 lbs MM 7.0 lbs   Both birds were hungry. Yesterday was to have been their next hunting day but it rained all day, so today is the day. The rain had stopped but the wind was […]

MM and JH 4/12/07

July 28, 2008

4/12/07 JH 8.6 lbs. MM 7.6 lbs. As my time flying in Lathrop winds down I want to make the most of it. Despite the fact that it is such an ugly place to fly a bird, it has, over […]

MM and JH 4/1/07

July 28, 2008

4/1/07 JH 8.5lbs MM 7.6lbs   JH: I have been looking at a field to the east, on the other side of the big alfalfa hay field, but the last few weeks there seemed to be something going on near […]

MM and JH 3/30/07

July 28, 2008

3/30/07 JH 8.8 lbs.. MM 7.5 lbs.. JH: Jacks have been a little harder to find these days, not sure why, but I have had to go to 2 and 3 fields to find a good slip. I started out […]

Mini-Me and JH

July 28, 2008

3/26/07 JH 8.10 lbs MM 7.3lbs JH: I went into the new hay field which is now completely covered in fiddle neck. JH was looking for ears — jack rabbits will raise their ears, listening for predators, and JH is […]

Day 62-72

July 5, 2008

Eagle Journal Day 62-72 Jackhammer: 8lbs 10oz   Wind: 5-29 mph / Temp: 26- 60 Hello Everyone,   Cordi and I left Vale, Oregon on Monday morning (11/27) on the last leg of a 17 day long journey heading back […]

Day 58

July 5, 2008

Eagle Journal Day 58 Jackhammer: 8lbs 5oz Temp: 50′ / Wind: 3 mph Hello everyone, I started flying my gyr/peregrine falcons last week and as I’m writing this journal entry I noticed my hands, they look like I put them […]

Day 56

July 5, 2008

                  Eagle Journal Day 56 Jackhammer: 8lbs 4oz   Temp: 50′ / Wind: 1 mph Hello everyone, I no sooner wrote on day 55 how shy eagles are and how JH in particular is shy about not flying into areas […]

Day 55

July 5, 2008

Day 55 Jackhammer: 8lbs 6oz   Temp: 57’ / Wind: 0 mph Hello everyone, In a normal season I would be shutting down the eagles and switching over to my falcons now. But this is not a normal season.. With […]

Day 54

July 4, 2008

  Eagle Journal Day 54 Jackhammer: 8lbs 5oz   Temp :58’ wind: 0 mph Hello everyone, Fall is definitely here — the mornings are cool and the grass is wet with dew. I went to the 10 acre alfalfa hay […]