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Welcome to Wild Take, a podcast about falconry and hawking.

Welcome to Wild Take, a podcast about falconry and hawking.
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Ireland

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Welcome to Wild Take, a podcast about falconry and hawking.

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English


Episodes

Ed interviews Anya for Claremorris Community Radio

7/4/2018
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Late June 2018: It's two years since Anya's first tree climb for a hawk. She's back in the harness again this summer, and Ed interviews her in a report for the local community radio station, Claremorris Community Radio: www.ccr946.ie.

Duration:00:07:14

#9 Time to climb

8/5/2016
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At midsummer, the moment finally arrived for Anya to climb the tree. What happened next surprised us. And what happened after that. And after that too. It's taken a month to get this episode edited and finished, but here it is.

Duration:00:45:35

#8 I pray thee, gentle mortal, sing again

6/19/2016
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This midsummer night's episode finds us taking a deep breath and gathering our thoughts. We are only a day or two from attempting the wild take. In the forest, we and the sparrowhawks get closer than ever.

Duration:00:21:51

#7 Learning the ropes

6/9/2016
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In this episode we venture out with workmate and arborist Denis, who shows Anya how to climb spruce trees. A new hobby! We also take Denis to look at the nest itself to ask him, Is it doable?

Duration:00:23:49

#6 No falsifying dream

5/24/2016
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In this episode we discuss a question from a listener, and you get to hear us swear in excitement about another significant discovery.

Duration:00:33:50

#5 Sparrowhawk nest!

4/22/2016
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A turning point in the journey, the intense beauty of which is a bit overwhelming.

Duration:00:17:41

#4 Back-garden Adventures

4/17/2016
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In this episode, we spend a dark and lonely night on the island in the hope of meeting a hawk. But even back gardens can be scary, strange places. We face the fear, and find mysteries high and low. Book mentioned: 'Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe' (2nd ed.) by Roy Brown, John Ferguson, Michael Lawrence and David Lees, 2003, Christopher Helm / A&C Black. Film mentioned: 'The Secret Life of the Sparrowhawk' by Dave Culley, narrated by Chris Packham: sparrowhawk-island.co.uk.

Duration:00:36:36

#3 Indiana Bones

3/21/2016
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We're deep in the woods this episode, where the search for nest sites gathers pace. What do you find when you sit and wait; what happens when you track and follow?

Duration:00:28:35

#2 Licence granted!

3/10/2016
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Yes, we got the licence - but what do we really think we're getting ourselves in for? Also in this episode: highs and lows in the search for nest sites, tips from an old hand, and how falconry can help you in the boardroom.

Duration:00:26:56

#1 First forays

2/26/2016
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In our first full episode we talk about our recent first attempts to locate possible sparrowhawk nest sites.

Duration:00:23:15

Trailer

2/16/2016
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Welcome to Wild Take, a podcast about falconry and hawking.

Duration:00:04:59