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Falconry in nations of the Middle Asia and Kazakhstan in XIX-XX centuries

Author: Simakov, G.,N.

Year of Publication: 1999

Publisher: Mektep

Place of Publication: Bishkek (formerly Frunze)

Pages: 212

Language: Russian

Very good review of practical aspects of falconry with all hunting birds of prey in Central Asia (within the the borders of the former Soviet Union) in XIX-XXth centuries.


Simakov, G.N. 1999. Sokolinaya okhota u narodov Srednei Azii i Kazakhstana v XIX-XX vv

Falconry in nations of the Middle Asia and Kazakhstan in XIX-XX centuries

. Bishkek: "Mektep" Publishers. 212 p. In Russian. Table of contents Preface. 5. Chapter I. General characteristic of falconry in XIX-XX centuries 1. The main stages of decline of falconry. 10. 2. Some typical peculiarities of falconry. 31. 3. The main types of falconry. 44. Chapter II. Methods and means of catching of hunting birds of prey. 1. Catching of hunting birds of prey without special tools. 62. 2. Catching of hunting birds of prey by means of traps. 83. 3. Catching of hunting birds of prey by means of loops. 84. 4. Catching of hunting birds of prey by means of traps. 90. 5. Catching of hunting birds of prey by means of networks. 92. 6. Catching of hunting birds of prey by means of three-wall net (kush tor). 109. Chapter III. Carriage on the fist and training to be released and caring of them. 1. Keeping. 134. 2. Luring and calling. 158. 3. Releases of hunting birds of prey. 171. 4. Moult. 193. 5. Treatment of hunting birds of prey. 198. Epilogue. 203. The list of cited literature. 204. The list of the main informers. 208.