H is for Hawk (for Edexcel IGCSE | jwpblog

A powerpoint, based hugely on the Edexcel text book.  PLease feel free ot use it.

H is for Hawk

From H is for Hawk, Helen Macdonald

[When Macdonald’s father died suddenly of a heart attack, Macdonald was

devastated. An experienced falconer, she adopted a goshawk to distract her

from her grief. In this extract Macdonald meets her hawk for the first time.]

‘We’ll check the ring numbers against the Article 10s,’ he explained, pulling a sheaf of

yellow paper from his rucksack and unfolding two of the official forms that accompany

captive-bred rare birds throughout their lives….

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