Hunting for beauties.
Whirl, jack, or the bustard-beauty is a bird of the family of the bustard of the squad crane. It got its name for the characteristic manner of running, rushing from…

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Bold goat
This case was told to me by a wonderful man, hunter and writer Boris Yermilovich Tikhomolov. In the early thirties, he flew in the sky of Karakalpakia. He transported mail,…

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Fox hunting
In recent years, every trip I take to a fox hunt is puzzling to some people who sincerely consider themselves to be hunters. More and more often I hear the…

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the speakers willingly take

Hunting game in the Tver region

And on a beautiful spring morning, after loading the equipment into the old Terrano, to the accompaniment of bird trills, we set off on the road. Our path lies to the west, in the very wilderness of the Tver region, where the house, solidly felled by Andrew, smelling of resin and fresh wood, will take the hunters in its arms. About five hours later we were on the spot, in a village on the shore of Usoditsa lake. That same evening, noting a meeting with friends and acquaintances who have not been seen for almost half a year, we go to listen to a woodcock. Continue reading

Parrot hunting with hounds and terriers

Parfors fox hunting is becoming increasingly popular among the propertied classes, second only to deer hunting with flocks of deer hounds — the staghound.

The name “parforsnaya hunting” comes from the French “par force” – by force, through force. Horsemen with a pack of hounds lead the pursuit of a fox, a deer, a hare, and another beast until the beast is completely exhausted and, in exhaustion, does not stop running. Then he gets into the hounds teeth or is taken by hunters. Continue reading

Hunting with a bird of prey in Russia today

To begin with, a license is needed for catching and keeping falcons in Russia. Gyrfalcon, Peregrine Falcon, Saker Falcon, Shahin – Red Book species. Falcons have a great flight speed. They prefer to overtake their prey in the air – not a single bird can escape from a falcon in a free race. For this, they are appreciated by lovers of hunting with birds of prey. Continue reading

African Lion Safari
Leo, as you know, is one of the “Big Five” - the elite of the most dangerous game animals of the African fauna. The prey of this predator is always…

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At the spurs of Sikhote-Alin
What to do in the winter? Go to a holiday home? No! ... It is not in my nature! And the thought occurred to me: "Let me go to the…

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Deer in boar society
What most warms the soul of the avid hunter after the season ended and the gun permanently sheathed? Naturally, the memories of the very-very, what happened during the last trips…

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Stuffed bird
Early autumn with a red brush over the gardens and foothills. But summer reminded of another hot afternoon. On one of these days, the elder brother stood at the front…

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