Copyright 2009 - Illinois Falconer's Organization -
Eyass harvest is upon us!
We congratulate the
members that recently
acquired new accipiters.
of our members
submitted this photo of a
falcon being used for the
classical pursuit of crows.
aim of the Illinois Falconer's Organization to provide an outlet for active
hunting falconers and aspirants to hone their skills through collaboration
with fellow sportsman in and out of the field. We will provide a unified
voice for legislative concerns to our sport within the state of Illinois,
and Federally through affiliation with our national body. Finally, we will
encourage our membership to educate the general public about the rich history
of falconry, its current legitimacy as a field sport and its positive benefits
to scientific and conservation efforts.
participants in the world's oldest hunting sport, we believe that falconry
is part of our world heritage. It is an art best taught through good personal
instruction by active hunting sportsmen who have mastered the art. Through
a strong social organization falconers can collaborate amongst themselves
to share traditions and cutting edge theory to pursue the highest quality
of sport .It is our responsibility to preserve
and practice falconry both legally and responsibly throughout the United
States to ensure the privilege to coming generations of falconers. Our collective
futures rest on the grassroots support at the state level and through supporting
our national organization (NAFA) for the continued legal legitimacy of our
supporters of the
North American Falconer's
Association, our national