IAF Journal - part 2

The IAF Journal - the International Journal of Falconry is an annual publication, a quality glossy magazine.
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The 2013 issue is expected in the Summer.

IAF Newsletter, Summer 2008

Contents: Andrew Ellis (2), PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE (3), EDITOR’S FORWARD (4), CONTENTS (5), Agenda for to the 39th Annual General Meeting of IAF in Bloemfontein, South Africa (6), The South African Falconry Association International Field Meet hosting the International Association for Falconry AGM 2008 (7), An Age of Innocence (9), IAF Officers 2008 (11), The 38th AGM of IAF in Sézanne, Champagne, France (12), Report of the President (12), Vicepresident for Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania Report (19), VP report (20), Reports by officers and Chairmen of working groups for IAF AGM 2007 (22), Contributions of North American Falconers to Conservation and Related Areas (24), Report of CITES CoP 14 (26), Other Appointees (31), Report of the Executive Secretary (33), Preserving the History of Falconry (33), Meeting with Birdlife International on Hybrid Falcons (36), South African Falconry Association Annual Report to the International Association for Falconry, 2007 (37), Convention On Migratory Species (38), International Falconry Seminar 2007 in Slovakia (40), Peregrine Conference Poland 2007 (43), 2nd International Peregrine Falcon Conference Resolutions (48), WRTC Report (49), Report on activity for the year 2007 of ’Estonian Falconers’ Union’ (51), NAFA United States Report (51), The events of the last year for Hungarian falconry (52), Canadian Report Nov. 2007 (53), Report for Ireland (53), Falconry in the Philippine Islands (54), United Kingdom IAF Report 2008 (55), Japan (56), Report from Holland (56), Report from Mexico 2007 (57), Lithuanian Falconers Club 2007 (57), Report of Belgium (57), CITES Secretariat Warning (58), Slovakia – new law in favor of falconry (58), Falconry in Republic of Slovenia formally approved and regulated in hunting law by government (58), European Charter on Hunting and Biodiversity (59), XXXV years of Polish Falconry Club „Gniazdo Sokolników” (59), Golden Eagles (60), Artist Lucio Relaño( 61), Report from Germany (62), International Falconry Meeting at “Castle Clemenswerth” in Soegel (63).Download the Journal (PDF version) +

IAF Newsletter, Summer 2007

Contents: Editors foreword – Anthony Crosswell (3); NOTICE OF 38th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2007 - AGM Agenda in Champagne, France(3); List of officers(6); AN INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FALCONRY. WHY? Christian de Coune (7); History of the IAF – Patrick Morel (8); Minutes of 37th AGM Kearney (15); Opening by the President Address by NAFA (16); Approval of the minutes of the AGM 2005 Opocno – Tony Crosswell
Candidatures – President (17); Financial report 2006; budget for 2007 – Antonio Carapuço (19); President’s report and strategy (19); VP report Bill Johnston (25); VP report Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Villa (26); Membership Liaison – Tony Crosswell (28); Report of the PR officer – Gary Timbrell (28); Reports of the chairmen of the Working Groups (29): WG HYBRIDS – Frank Bond; WG CIC- JM Rodriguez-Villa; WG IUCN – Robert Kenward; WG BASS – Robert Kenward; WG CITES – Tony Crosswell; WG BERN Convention – Christian de Coune; WG FACE – Christian de Coune; WG Science Committee – Tim Kimmel; 35 Reports of the delegates; Miscellaneous; Presentation of the IAF’s award AGM 2007 and 2008 (place and date); Members reports received after AGM (45); Convention On The Conservation Of European Wildlife And Natural Habitats(49); Briefing on the “Falconry and the legal framework: threats and opportunities” Forum IInd (51); Neo-tropical Raptors Congress Iguazu, Argentina, June 2006 Adrian Reuter; A BAT FALCON EXPERIENCE - Adrian Reuter (57); Falconry in Japanese Religion - Morimoto Teruo (59); The Japan Falconiformes Center - Keiya Nakajima (60), Falconry in the Czech Republic by Dr. Bohumil Straka (61); Falconry in Slovakia by Michal Kozak (63); Letters (64); Falconry and technology - Matt Gage (65); Obituary – Bill Burnham and Geoffrey Pollard (66).Download the Journal (PDF version) +

IAF Newsletter, Summer 2006

Contents: Editors foreword – Anthony Crosswell (3); List of officers(5); Thoughts about falconry - by - Patrick Morel (6); Congratulations to Robert Kenward (11); Frank Bond, Falconer-Plus, biographic article by - S. Kent Carnie (11); A few comparisons Bill Johnston – VP Americas (14); Falconry in the Czech Republic - Dr. Bohumil Straka (15); NOTICE OF 37th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2006(19); Minutes of 36th AGM Opocno - AGM Agenda
Opening by the President Address by the Czech Falconers’ Club; Approval of the minutes of the AGM 2004 UAE – Tony Crosswell; Candidatures – President Belgium: Studiegroep Behoud Valkerij (SBV); Germany: Greifvogel Zucht Verband (GZV); Philippines: Philippine Falconry Club; Ukraine: Kiev Falcon Club; Serbia: Serbian Falconers Club; Japan: Japan Falconers Association; The World Falconers Club; Constitutional Changes – Frank Bond (21); Financial report 2005; budget for 2006 – Antonio Carapuço (22); President’s report and strategy – President (23); VP report Frank Bond (25); VP report Jose Manuel Rodriguez-Villa (28); Membership Liaison – Tony Crosswell (29); Report of the PR officer – Gary Timbrell; Reports of the chairmen of the Working Groups: WG HYBRIDS – Frank Bond; WG CIC- JM Rodriguez-Villa; WG IUCN – Robert Kenward; WG BASS – Robert Kenward; WG CITES – Tony Crosswell; WG BERN Convention – Christian de Coune; WG FACE – Christian de Coune; WG Science Committee – Tim Kimmel; Retirement of Frank Bond from office; Vote for new Vice President for the Americas (35); Reports of the delegates; Miscellaneous (37); Presentation of the IAF’s award (37); AGM 2006 and 2007 (place and date) (37); Close of business (37); Members reports: UK Annual Falconry Report (38); UK report to IAF conference Opochno 2005 (38); Falconry in Italy and the Italian Federation of Falconers (FIF) (40); Japanese Falconry - Past & Present (41); Future Conservation of raptors in Southern Africa – Zimbabwe Falconers Club (43); Falconry Status in Brazil - Marc Petroff (43); German Report - Alex Prinz (44); Lithuanian Report (44); Mexico – Juan Carlos Rojo (44); Hungary – Janos Toth (45); Canadian Report - By Mark Williams (46); The Danish Ethical Council Concerning Animals - Hunting with birds of prey (48); 25th meeting of the BERN CONVENTION Standing Committee (51); The Eighth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species, Nairobi, November 20-15 December 2005 (53); 53rd AGM of CIC (International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation) (55); Restitution of the Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus peregrinus in Poland – J Sielicki (55); Just words ? by Christian de Coune (57); Avian Influenza (H5N1) and Falconry J. Timothy Kimmel (59); A Brief History of World Falconry - Garry Timbrell(69); Ethical and scientific aspects concerning animal welfare and falconry - Prof. Dr. med. vet. Thomas Richter (76); Letters (80); Ron Hartley. Southern Africa’s Falconry Ambassador (80).Download the Journal (PDF version) +

IAF Newsletter, Summer 2005

Contents: Editors foreword - Anthony Crosswell (2), List of officers(3), The Late Sheikh Zayed - First Falconer and True Supporter to Wildlife Conservation - Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (4), Abu Dhabi 2004 - by Gary Timbrell, Delegate for Ireland (7), NOTICE OF 36tth ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2005 (10), AGM Agenda(10), Minutes 35th Annual General Meeting of the IAF Candidatures, President’s Report - Patrick Morel, Presidents award of IAF Button, Financial report 2004 ; budget for 2005 - Antonio Carapuco, Gilles Nortier (Chairman of the Financial Working Group), Newsletter - Tony Crosswell, VP report for the Americas - Frank Bond, VP report - José Manuel Rodriguez-Villa, WG Eastern Middle Eastern Relations - José Manuel RV, WG HYBRIDS - Frank Bond, WG CIC - Frank Bond, WG IUCN - Robert Kenward, Christian de Coune, WG NAMEAN - Tim Kimmel, WG BASS - Robert Kenward, WG CITES - Tony Crosswell, WG BERN Convention & EU - Christian de Coune, WG FACE - Christian de Coune, WG Science Committee - Tim Kimmel, WG CHARTER - Robert Kenward, MARK & BANK SCHEME - Dr Matt Gage, Saker resolution - presentation by Robert Kenward, UNESCO presentation by Nick Fox. Reports of the delegates, Any Other Business, Consideration of offers to host the 2006 -7 AGM, Attendance, PROPOSAL FOR A ‘MARK AND BANK’ - Matt Gage (43), The significance of Houbara bustard in Arab Falconry - Patrick Morel (45), UAE - The National Avian Research Center(49), CITES Secretariat - trade in falcons for falconry (52), WORKSHOP FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE SAKER IN ITS EUROPEAN RANGE (55), Members reports, JAPANESE FALCONRY -PAST & PRESENT (56), FALCONRY STATUS IN BRAZIL - Marc Petroff (59), AN OVERVIEW OF FALCONRY IN SOUTH AFRICA - Adrian Lombard (60), FUTURE CONSERVATION OF RAPTORS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA - Zimbabwe Falconers Club (61), Falconry in Italy and the Italian Federation of Falconers (FIF) (65), Slovenia Report (66), Field Meet of Ukrainian Falconers (67), Austria Report (68), THE BULGARIAN ASSOCIATION FOR CONSERVATION OF BIRDS OF PREY - Pavel Yakimov (69), 24th meeting of the BERN CONVENTION Standing Committee (71), Bird Life International and FACE Agreement (73), Guidance document on hunting under Council Directive 79/409 - Christian de Coune (74), Meeting called by IUCN’s Sustainable Use Group (SUSG) on wild bird trade - Robert Kenward (75), CIC interview - José Manuel Rodrigez-Villa (76), Status of Falconry in SPAIN (77), IAF/CIC UNESCO Working Group (79), Letters (80).Download the Journal (PDF version) +