Welcome to The Danish Hawking Club's homepage.The
Danish Hawking Club was formed in 1993, and is the only one of itīs kind in
Denmark. The club holds about 25-30 members, and about half of these members
have permission from the Forest and Wildlife Department to keep birds of prey.
The main purpose
of the club is to work for the reintroduction of hunting with birds of prey in
Denmark, and to expand the knowledge of falconry in Denmark.
The club is
actively working on exchanging scientific knowlegde concerning birds of prey,
captive breeding, and promoting a good and trustful relationship to
authorities, by having a proffessional attitude towards the welfare of captive
and wild birds of prey.
Danish Hawking Club is a member of IAF (International Association of Falconry
and Conservation of Birds of Prey) and hereby represented in IUCN.
members of the club assist new members with good advice concerning keeping,
handling and training of Birds of Prey, and the board is helpful to assist in
relevant applications to the authorities concerning keeping Birds of Prey.
member is obligated to recieve education from an experienced falconer before
acquisition of any Bird of Prey.
Danish Hawking Board is the only organisation who represents hawking
politically in this country.