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Female Goshawk For Sale. Ready To Hunt This Season

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2012 Full finish goshawk . Takes f+f . Has took hare . Hunts at 2lb 10 .. Good temperament . Non footy . Only selling due to not getting on with my male gos and not got room to seperate and also no time to train both. Very nice powerful bird. Message for details.

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Now mate would it be any good for a new starter my son 19 is after one like what are your thoughts and does it come with any gear , also how much cheers big ears

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I would say definately not to a starter having a goss , get a Harris or Redtail but I would never let a goss go to a new starter. They are so easy to mess up and are for experienced falconers only.

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I would definitely say a gos should go to someone with atleast a few years of experience under their belt, as they are very shy temperamental birds and you have to have a lot of patience with these birds. As griffo has already said, the perfect bird for a beginner is a harris or redtail.

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I'd say if you want to fly a Goss and have the time then get one as a first bird but make sure you've done your homework. No point starting with a harris or redtail if it's a good you want to fly. A Harris won't make you aware of some of the mistakes that can be made and can be flown and hunted fairly easy whereas a goss you will need to do everything 100% correct and you cannot be lazy with them and they won't be so forgiving.

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You don't learn to drive in a formula one car as they can have lots of problems caused by the operator. Harrises and Redtails are like a ford fiesta which you learn in. It's not impossible but to many wankers with big egos have lost or killed their gosses through bad weight management or lack of experience.

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I agree that people should fly whatever bird they choose first bird or not, but and theres always a but, you would nbeeed at least imho a few seasons out with a goshawk learning its management from the bottom up, better to get the bird you want than learn with a harris and pass it on, they live a long time do harris how many owners could that be? bit unfair innit?

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They do live along time and if you mess a goss up it will stay like that for it's life ( unflyable or serious bad habits) but with a Harris the are majorly more forgiving to mistakes caused by the inexperience of the handlers. If you are going to get a Gos as your first bird go out with someone with gosses and like said above spend a few seasons doing the hours hard work and getting your set up right before getting a bird.

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if you have your head screwed on,commonsense and a friend or mentor athand get the bird you want, we all started with gosses and spars years ago its all we had the harris and redtail hadnt hit these shores yet ,atb mc

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You don't learn to drive in a formula one car as they can have lots of problems caused by the operator. Harrises and Redtails are like a ford fiesta which you learn in. It's not impossible but to many wankers with big egos have lost or killed their gosses through bad weight management or lack of experience.

think theres a lot more lost harris,s out there than gosses,atb mc

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