with Master Falconer Darryl Perkins
September 16 2021, 7pm
Darryl A. Perkins was born in Lenoir, North Carolina in 1954 and grew up in the Bushtown section of Caldwell County. After graduating from Hibriten High School in 1972 he attended Winston-Salem State University where he majored in biology. His summers were spent working as a Naturalist for the National Park Service at the Peaks of Otter Visitor Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Lynchburg, VA. After college, he served in the US Army for four years.
He is a Master Falconer and served six years as president of the North American Falconer's Association following a four-year stint on the Board of Directors, and served over twenty years as president of the Massachusetts Falconry and Hawk Trust.
Considered an expert on the Northern Goshawk, he is the author of Understanding Goshawks, a complete work on their training and ecology. He is profiled in the book Black and Brown Faces in America’s Wild Places.
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