Peregrine Spring

A Master Falconer's Extraordinary Life with Birds of Prey

Book Description

Now in paperback!

  • A New York Times eBook bestseller
  • Foreword by bestselling authors Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
  • 85 million people in the U.S. are interested in birds and birding.
Peregrine Spring gives readers a new perspective on the relationship between humans and the natural world. Cowan’s raptors have immersed her so much into their world that she has found herself courted by a Goshawk and bossed about by a Harris’ Hawk. The book carries her readers along, so they, too, meet hawks and falcons in ways they never imagined possible.

Nancy Cowan is a master falconer, wildlife rescue expert, and award-winning writer. She and her husband founded the internationally-known New Hampshire School of Falconry.

About Cowan, Nancy

Nancy Cowan is a master falconer, wildlife rescue expert, sled-dog sportswriter and historian, popular speaker, and award-winning writer. After spearheading a years-long campaign to win legalization for falconry in the state of New Hampshire, she and her husband founded the internationally-known New Hampshire School of Falconry. A licensed wildlife rehabilitator, Nancy has worked with a variety of hawk and falcon species which have been injured or orphaned and frequently is consulted by local wildlife rehab centers and New Hampshire Audubon Society on the care and rehabilitation of injured birds. The school website can be found at www.nhschooloffalconry.com. Cowan’s writing has appeared in DogWorld, Yankee Magazine, DOGFANCY, and Down East magazines as well as club and breed publications.