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 Locking On

Don’t fly your falcon at two roprey at the same time. A good falcon should lock onto its prey and never leave it, no matter what. It is a common trick for a pair of crows to keep distracting a falcon and take a stoop each, until the falcon tires or they have reached cover. The falcon must learn not to change targets or to check. Later, when you are flying a falcon at flocks of crows or gulls, she must be able to single one out and stay on it. Similarly, if you are flying in an area where there are pigeons, crows or other birds flying about, your falcon must stay locked on to the roprey. If you want your raptor only for flying in demonstrations, do not let her enter at live prey. You can even spray your demo roprey fluorescent pink if you want to keep her from looking at real prey.