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Talons Private Hawk Walk

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Address: 1091 Earlville Rd, Earlville, NY 13332-3623
Phone Number: +1 315-415-1686
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Gigis special "bird day"

Most amazing day...Lorrie. came to us for a special visit for my 95 year old grandmother...she had such a great day...we all did...diamond of a day!!! Gigi has since passed away... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 August 2016
Elizabeth T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Most amazing day...Lorrie. came to us for a special visit for my 95 year old grandmother...she had such a great day...we all did...diamond of a day!!! Gigi has since passed away but this day lives on in our hearts..thanks to Lorrie. And her beautiful feathered friends:Owliver ...Big Mama...and Prince Ravi..Lorrie had an absolutely amazing bond with these creatures...they are so... More 

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Thank Elizabeth T
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Had an incredible experience this April with Lorrie and her birds! My partner and I did the 2 hour hawk walk. We live in Brooklyn so there is no way we can ever take up falconry full time due to space (and the seriously huge commitment of time and resources!) but visiting and learning from a master falconer like Lorrie... More 

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Thank Divya A
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

My wife and I had the greatest time with Lorrie and her raptors! Being that close to each animal really gave us an appreciation for all their intricate details and specializations...and they all have so much personality and vigor. Lorrie answered every question we could think up about the bird's behaviors and habitats. She was also a very welcoming and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

I went up on October 5th 2015. We got very lucky and had amazing weather. I cannot begin to say how incrediblet his trip was. I will be a specific as I can and I will post pictures (to follow) I went with my husband and 4 1/2 year old son who is not afraid of anything and loves animals.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

After catching the tail-end of a Talons! presentation at The Cloisters last year, we couldn't wait to find an opportunity to spend time with Lorie and the raptors on their home turf. On the first day of our vacation this August, we left Manhattan very early and drove up to Earlville for our full-day Falconry Academie. We were introduced to... More 

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Lori our raptor Lady....LADY LORI .... made all of us feel WELCOME, OFFERED us refreshments, restroom upon our arrival.... all birds are majestic.... simply beautiful! We enjoyed the educational aspect as well as the hands on, time with each bird! Big. Mama is just that! The Falcon was likened to a F16, the hawk a hummer, the owls are surreal....it's... More 

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Thank Kathleen C
Newark, Delaware
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

I set up a photo session for a Saturday. The reservations were made and confirmed. I also made non-refundable reservations at The Hampton Inn. After traveling 5 hours to the hotel, the owner emails me to tell me the session was cancelled. No phone call. No compensation. No getting back to me with another date. Nothing!! My loss, don't let... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

Several months in advance, I booked a hawk walk for a group of 4. It was confirmed, but then rescheduled by Laura for a personal commitment, which was fine. Unfortunately, that was the last we heard from her. 2 days before our scheduled appointment, I tried to email her for a confirmation, and asked her which forms of payment she... More 

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Claryville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

What an amazing experience it was to get up close and personal with a hawk, falcon, eagle owl , barn owl and 2 funny and intelligent ravens. With all of these magnificent birds, I have to admit that it was Bella Luna, the barred owl, who stole my heart. Looking into her huge dark eyes was unlike anything I have... More 

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Cerritos, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2011

Where else can you have the chance to be up close and interact with a raven, owls, hawk and falcon? Lorrie, the master falconer, was gracious, fun and informative. In our 8 week cross country trip our time at Talons stands out as the #1 experience! We learned about the birds and how they are trained. The most exciting part... More 

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