Helen Macdonald: Taming hawks and cuddling parrots
After the death of her father, Helen Macdonald formed an extraordinary bond with a ferocious hawk who helped her to grieve.
At Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Helen reflects on her experience, as told in best-selling book H is for Hawk, and also where she is today – keeping company with a parrot.
Hear more from Helen on life as a falconer on The Conversation from BBC World Service.
Watch Helen train a new hawk on Natural World from BBC Two on Thursday 19 October.
13 Oct 2017
- From the section England