New Website Menu Functionality

For user interface improvement based on various recommendations and common problems of users finding/figuring out how to download files I recently shifted how the menu system works. A logged out user will now only see “Register for website” and “Login”, once they are logged in the menu will shift to include the appropriate content as well as a manage profile and logout button. This should make it more apparent as to what pages require you to be logged in to be able to use to their full capability as members. Any questions be sure to reach out to your regional director or the webmaster!

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Welcome to the "Pennsylvania Falconry & Hawk Trust"

Message from the webmaster: Please be patient while I populate and wrap up the new websites content and structure. There will be various changes over the next few weeks. I will be working diligently with the club editor and other club members to get information that is deemed necessary to be posted on the website published.

The goal is to have a publicly accessible website with useful information and resources to help out aspiring and seasoned falconers alike. This includes club information, falconry information, and useful resources like vendors. Do not hesitate to submit something you think should be posted on the website through one of the various contact forms or to your club board contact directly.

"My lord shall never rest; I'll watch him tame, and talk him out of patience. - Shakespeare"

Important Pages

Board Members

If you're looking to contact a regional director or other board member, this is the page that will help you make that contact!

Event Calendar

This will take you directly to our event calendar. Here you can find local PA meets as well as nearby state club meets!

About the Club

This page is where you learn about PFHT's mission, objectives and current direction.

Apprenticeship

So you're interested in Falconry? This page will help you start gaining an understanding of the steps and processes to do that.

Wingbeat – Annual Publication

Here you can access the current and past Wingbeat annual journal publications in a digital format!

Creance – Quarterly Publication

Here you can find copies of old and current creance newsletters.

Why are you a falconer?

Since I was kid, hunting in my dad’s fields during deer season, I was always fascinated watching the Harriers and Kestrels go cruising through looking for mice. Over the years, I had worked to get myself closer to nature by hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, and even wildlife photography. However, as soon as I learned about falconry, I was instantly hooked. To me, falconry is one of the closest ways we can get to nature. It is also the best ways possible to see what these animals are truly capable of, all while maintaining a strong hunting partnership. This sport bridges a huge gap between man and the wild while teaching you something that we have lost through the years, a respect for nature.

I originally pursued falconry as an extension to my outdoors nature. I know it eventually consumed me, like it does for many others. I look forward to every flight, and every moment I get to spend with the birds in the field.

What's your attraction?

If you asked someone why they pursued falconry you will get a different answer from everyone, but some common trends occur.

Some reasons include a direct connection to nature, to build a bond, a new way to hunt, "just because", etc. It's important to consider what exactly allures you to it, and make sure than the reasons match the results.

Archimedes Takes a Grey Squirrel

Capturing and sharing footage of falconry

Capturing footage of falconry is often considered taboo. It shows a very primal path of the cycle of life that many people aren’t comfortable with.This website will be showing falconry footage that entails exactly what falconry is; a hunting tradition and sport.

The video to your left is a short film edit of a squirrel hunt with a passage male red tail. This was this birds third squirrel of the season. The bird was trapped on Halloween weekend and started hunting just shy of 2 weeks later.

Meet the Website Team

Patrick Miller

Liaison

Cindy Fry

Editor

Gregory Miller

Webmaster

Seth Roy

Website Editor/Reviewer

PFHT Facebook Feed

1 day ago

Daniel Horchak

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4 days ago

Karen Parker

Hi, I was trail riding, I'm in juniata county, there is an injured hawk. Game commission wont do anything, basically said Let it die. I figured I would at least try to reach out in case theres someone who can get her....or....just leave it alone. My number is 609-970-8521 I'm in oakland mills, pa ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Don McCullough

Any Falconers in Bucks County Pa ? ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Vince Bruno

I was wondering if anyone that does falconry stuff would have a use for quail to feed/train their falcons. I have recently started raising quail and am looking for avenues to utilize my birds. Thanks in advance. ... See MoreSee Less

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