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A Brief History of Falconry On This Island

Author: Hilary White, Dublin

Year of Publication: 2008

Source: Irish Hawking Club Journal

Publisher: The Irish Hawking Club

Place of Publication: Republic of Ireland

Volume: not indicated

Issue: for the year 2008

Pages: pp.25-27

Language: English

ISSN: not indicated

Salvin and John Barr became fierce magpie hawkers in 1857, advertising meets in local papers to get beaters on board and reportedly nailing 184 magpies with two tiercels in four months at the curragh military camp.

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