Originally within the South Africa context, falconry was deemed as an illegal hunting method, thus strictly regulated through various permit systems.
This changed and the recognition of falconry internationally as a Global Cultural Heritage was approved by UNESCO on 16 November 2010. Follow this link for the full report.
Falconry in the Western Cape, South Africa was only approved in 1990. Today in the Western Cape we are fortunate to have two active falconry clubs under the auspices of Cape Nature., namely the Cape Falconry Club (CFC) founded in 1990 and our Boland Falconry Club which was formed in 2003.
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As falconry is acknowledged by UNESCO as a cultural heritage our vision is to expand the heritage within the South African context in an accountable and responsible way.