bow net

[boh]
noun
a clam-shaped net for trapping hawks, set open and baited with a pigeon, and closed upon the hawk by means of a trigger sprung from a blind.
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Refinements to selective trapping techniques: a radio-controlled bow net and power snare for bald and golden eagles.
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