<p><br> Once a livelihood for hard-pressed Bedouin hunters, falconry survives in Abu Dhabi today as sport. Part of the challenge is the spirit of the raptors themselves: They aren't the easiest animals to tame. Falconers spend months each year training their birds to hunt in the wild.</p>

Falcon Portrait


Once a livelihood for hard-pressed Bedouin hunters, falconry survives in Abu Dhabi today as sport. Part of the challenge is the spirit of the raptors themselves: They aren't the easiest animals to tame. Falconers spend months each year training their birds to hunt in the wild.

Photograph by Dave Yoder

Abu Dhabi Falconry

Get a glimpse into the centuries-old sport of falconry, as practiced today in Abu Dhabi.

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