is a person who hunts with which creature?
The language, too, feels of another era: austringer
, jesses, eyasses, haggards, creance, feak, mute, in yarak.
A painter, naturalist, and austringer
, someone who learnt how to fly eagles, his poetic journey was indeed far from straightforward he faced loss and joy in equal measure.
As a trainer of hunting hawks, Richter is called an austringer
, and is one of only 55 "Master" falconers in Oregon, each licensed to possess, train and hunt with birds of prey ranging from owls and goshawks to peregrine falcons.
There is now a variety of falconry centres operating around the country, offering `taster' days for the uninitiated, and full-on courses for the would-be austringer
4) But there remained a fundamental, if not absolute, division between falconer and austringer