Date Created: 31 October 2013
A Five year old falconer.
Capt. C.W.R.Knight the famous naturalist, has just returned from America, bringing with him a wild Red Tailed Hawk and an American Great Horned Owl. These he is training in the art of falconry, the hawk for use by day and the owl in the darkening hours. He is aided by his five year old daughter, Jean, who is starting early as a prospecticve falconer. Photos show training of these birds at Capt. Knight's residence at Sevenoaks.
On photo - The Red Tailed Hawk, flying loose, returns to the hands of Miss Joan Knight, during the training. 11 May.
With many thanks to BFC and Tony James.
Source: Private Collection