How Imping Helps Restore Bird Feathers

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Falconry is a noble pursuit that allows people to bond with raptors and contribute to the protection of birds of prey. Along with general up keep of the birds, it’s useful for a falconer to know how to repair broken feathers. The process is called imping, which involves the implanting of broken feathers with new ones. This helps wildlife rehabilitators to heal injured birds quickly and reintroduce them back into the wild.

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