1) The weather in our area can change rapidly, independent of season or forecast. Extremes in meteorological conditions including high heat, high wind, heavy rain or snow and may prevent us from flying birds. In these rare cases vouchers will be given for a return visit. No refunds.

2) Please dress for changeable weather. We recommend good shoes for walking on uneven terrain. Be prepared for various weather conditions by wearing multiple layers. No visible fur or feathers.

3) Please remember that we are working with living animals, they have quirks, moods and personalities. There are rare occasions that our birds refuse to co-operate when asked -- in these rare occasions voucher’s for a return visit will be offered.

Animal Ark
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Our location at animal Ark is an opportunity to experience our birds in flight among the flora and fauna of the stunning scenery of Nevada’s high desert. The spring rains have brought the desert back to life. The wild flowers are blooming and the vistas are beautiful.

Our relationship with the animal ark gives our adventurers the opportunity to fill out the day buy visiting the animal ark Nature center and sanctuary. And getting up close to their animals and learning about them.

Where else can you have a hawk fly to your gauntlet and later meet a jaguar or experience the speed and beauty of a cheetah as it runs full speed while you are just feet away!

Introduction to Falconry
You will be introduced to the natural history and biology of birds of prey, we will discuss their conservation and concerns for their survival. We will discuss their field identification; you will also have the opportunity to hold on your gauntlet one of our working raptors. You will be told about what makes a Raptor a Raptor. We will then talk about the rich history of falconry and the role raptors play in history. You will then be fitted with a falconry gauntlet and introduced to your hawk for the day. You will learn to cast off your trained hawk. Then call it back to your gauntlet all while walking among the desert peach and wildflowers of northern Nevada’s high desert.

Photos and videos encouraged!!
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Hawk Walk
This experience is a more in depth look into the ancient art of falconry and the birds of prey. This experience you will be given the opportunity to be guided through a simulated falconry hunt with your hawk for the day. You will be casting the hawk off of your gauntlet, while your instructor discusses and explains hunting strategies, hunting etiquette and history of falconry. During the experience the robo rabbit will be spotted then the action begins. As your hawk pursues our robo rabbit your instructor will teach you how to approach your hunting hawk on a simulated kill.
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Photographic Experience
Your trainer will place our Eagle owl, a falcon, and a hawk in natural situation with the beautiful northern Nevada high desert as the backdrop. You will be afforded the opportunity to take extreme close ups and head shots. Harris hawks can be flown for live action photography and video. In the near future we will also be offering a Steppe eagle for this experience.
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Diamond S Ranch
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Experience our raptors at the beautiful Diamond S ranch in the lost sierras in Beckworth, California.

Working with the diamond s ranch gives us the unique opportunity to fly our birds in the high sierra’s among the tall trees in the shadows of beautiful beckworth peak.

This location offers stunning views of sierra valley and offers some of the most beautiful scenery for photography.

Partnering with the ranch gives our customers the opportunity to book additional experience’s at the ranch such as Eco Bike Tours, Northlander Events and High Sierra Adventure Tours.

Introduction to Falconry
You will be taught some of the natural history and biology of birds of prey, The hawks eagles owls and falcons commonly found in the area. Then you will be taught some of the ancient art of falconry, then you will fitted with a falconry gauntlet and we will proceed to the area on the ranch that has been designated raptor fly zone. Here in the shadows of Beckworth peak we have installed high perches to encouraged our hawks to fly up to. There you will be taught to cast off our trained hawks and have it return to your gauntlet as we stroll the meadow.

Photos and videos encouraged!!
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Hawk Walk
This experience is a more in depth look into the ancient art of falconry and the birds of prey. This experience you will be given the opportunity to be guided through a simulated falconry hunt with one of our trained hawks. Your hawk will follow on in anticipation of the slip of the prey. You will be casting the hawk off of your gauntlet, while your instructor discusses and explains hunting strategies, hunting etiquette and history of falconry. During the experience the robo rabbit will be spotted then the action begins. As your hawk pursues our robo rabbit your instructor will teach you how to approach your hunting hawk on a simulated kill. All this will take place at the Diamond S Ranch Designated Hawk fly zone. In the view of beckworth peak.
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Photographic Experience
Your trainer will place our Eagle owl, a falcon and a hawk in natural situations in the shadows of beautiful Beckworth peak. This location offers stunning backdrops of the Lost Sierra. Shoot to the north and the background is High Sierra Pine Forest. To the south the stunning views of Sierra Valley. You will have the opportunity to photograph our Harris hawks in flight for still or video photography. In the next few weeks we will be able to add one of our Steppe eagles to this experience.
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