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Welcome to the web site of the Pennsylvania Falconry and Hawk Trust. 

 

 

We've compiled a great deal of information to make our web site educational and informative for the general public and novices seeking information, as well as offering information to experienced falconers.  

 

 

We invite you to experience the beauty and wonder of these mighty birds as you explore our site pages.

 
   

 

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PFHT Field Meet:  Jan. 8-10, 2015, Comfort Inn, Mercer, PA. Meet
Chairman: Marty Rogers, mrogers1@zoominternet.net

 


 

 

 
Many of the photographs on this site are used by permission of Natasha Leong and Greg Mikkelson
 
 
 
About PFHT
The Pennsylvania Falconry and Hawk Trust (PFHT) is a group of dedicated individuals that have bonded together due to their love of raptors and the sport of falconry. Falconry is a hunting sport that is defined as "The hunting of wild quarry with trained raptors." However the PFHT and falconers everywhere are much more than sportsmen. They are conservationists, especially when it comes to the well-being of raptors. This can best be stated with excerpts from our Constitution and Bylaws.

"In order to improve, aid and encourage competency in the art and practice of falconry among interested persons..."

"..to promote conservation of the birds of prey, their care, welfare, and training; to urge recognition of falconry as a legal field sport; and to establish traditions which will aid, perpetuate, and further the welfare of falconry and the raptors it employs."


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