Hunters tamed!

I was this morning invited to Bahrain’s Khalifa bin Salman Port to meet with senior Immigration officials and do a story on how they work at the country’s seaports, particularly when thousands of cruise tourists come calling. Other then the interview and taking several photographs of the visitors, I came across this Bahraini hunting falcon,…

Hunters

A hunting falcon on show at an exhibition in Bahrain. Trained falcons such as this have been traditionally used in the Arab world since the olden days. Falconry, the hunting of wild quarry in its natural state and habitat with a trained bird of prey, remains an important part of the Arab heritage and culture,…