Photos: A falconer in Minnesota

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1 Master falconer Frank Taylor, in his backyard with his red-tailed hawk Mim, Thursday, April 4, 2013 in White Bear Lake. 
2 Master falconer Frank Taylor weighs Mim, a red-tailed hawk, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at his home in White Bear Lake. Taylor does this daily as part of his routine to assure that Mim stays healthy. 
3 A book collection on the coffee table at master falconer Frank Taylor's home. 
4 Master falconer Frank Taylor follows Mim's gaze skyward while he works with her in his White Bear Lake backyard Thursday, April 4, 2013. Taylor thought that Mim had spotted an eagle. 
5 Master falconer Frank Taylor holds a piece of chicken for red-tailed hawk Mim while working with her in his backyard Thursday, April 4, 201 in White Bear Lake. 
6 Master falconer Frank Taylor, in his backyard with his red-tailed hawk Mim, Thursday, April 4, 2013 in White Bear Lake. 
7 Master falconer Frank Taylor's home is filled with his artwork, and the work of other artists, that features birds of prey Thursday, April 4, 2013 in White Bear Lake. 
8 Master falconer Frank Taylor, in his backyard with his red-tailed hawk Mim, Thursday, April 4, 2013 in White Bear Lake. 
9 Red-tailed hawk Mim's distinctive tail feathers Thursday, April 4, 2013. 
10 Red-tailed hawk Mim in her enclosure in master falconer Frank Taylor's backyard Thursday, April 4, 2013 in White Bear Lake.