Raptor Care, Handling, and Management

These classes are required for our IHC raptor handlers, educators, and volunteers, and are highly recommended for persons who are already involved in raptor education, rehabilitation of raptors, or who are interested in taking the exam to be licensed as a falconer.

  • Bird Identification
  • Nutrition
  • Housing
  • Health
  • Equipment
  • Proper Raptor Handling Techniques
  • Training Techniques
  • Historical Overview of Falconry around the world
  • Public Interaction with birds

Next 2012 Class: October 17, 18, 24, and 25.

Location: McCrae Farm, Grayslake, Illinois USA

Time: 7 to 9 PM

Cost for the 4 seminars: $80.00

Class size is limited so it is suggested that you call us at 630-847-2449, or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for registration or further information regarding the classes.

If you are planning to trailer in a horse, or are having a lesson with Jill or Bethany for Dressage or equine falconry prior to the classes, or on the day of classes, be sure to let us know right away as their time slots fill up quickly.