The largest of the falcons. This bird is
the fastest flying bird in level flight. It is legendary for
its endurance often pursuing its prey until the prey
25" High x 12" Wide x 12"
This sculpture was commissioned and created
for the Bitburg High School 20th Year Reunion held at the Manner
Vail in Vail Colorado in July 1987. The sculpture was presented
as gift to the CEO Of Bitburger Pills Brewery in appreciation
for sponsoring the class reunion. The subject of the sculpture was
chosen because the graduates of Bitburg High School were primarily
military dependants, children of USA Air Force personnel stationed
at Germany's Bitburg Air Base.
The presentation ceremony July 1987
The artist spent a day as the guest of the Air
Force Academy with the Air Force Academy Cadet Falconers in preparation
for sculpting the art. Glacier the official Mascot for
the Air Force Academy was the bird used during the photography
Falconers know that the Gyr Falcon is a fierce
determined hunter which seems to delight in it's ability to catch
the most elusive prey including ducks, geese grouse and partridge.
The life-size sculpture is cast in porcelain with various colored
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Thornton C0. 80260
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