On the day that I was at Keukenhof
Gardens, there was a falconry
demonstration. Falcons can be trained
and used to hunt for rabbits, doves, and
other birds. Many years ago, Countess
Jacoba of Bavaria hunted in this area. the
woman in this picture is dressed in the
type of clothes that Countess Jacoba
Here is a close-up of a falcon handler and a falcon. Falcons fly very
fast. I'm glad that falcons don't hunt for teddy bears!