How to train a falcon

Medieval Times is a family dinner attraction inspired by an 11th-century feast and tournament. Customers are served a four-course meal and treated to sword fights and jousting tournaments. At the beginning of the show, a falconer brings out a trained peregrine falcon, which flies around the arena. We spoke to Bill Ponder, a falconer at the Lyndhurst, NJ location of Medieval Times, about what it takes to train a falcon. The following is a transcript of the video.

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