They were among more than 900 companies and brands from 58 countries that participated in the 11 sectors of the exhibition.
Individual Emirati falconers have demonstrated their skills in breeding champion falcons in the General Public category of the ongoing Fazza Championship for Falconry-Telwah. The competitions have witnessed the mixed participation across the GCC falconers and teams from the Sheikhs categories.
Their pioneering project in Bulgaria aims to restore a self-sustaining Saker Falcon breeding population whilst ensuring connectivity between threatened Saker Falcon populations in Asia and Europe
The new generation is engaging in a traditional sport that has always been associated with the Arabian values of courage. The championship is being organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC), the falcon racing will run daily until Jan.14.
"Hunting teaches a man perseverance and self-reliance," said Muhannadi, as the strong scent of coffee wafted from nearby. He hoped that the hosting of the World Cup would grant Qatar the opportunity to "spread our culture and national identity."
According to the state news agency SPA, the sale is considered the most expensive Saudi-produced falcon across farms in the Middle East.The falcon is 17.5 inches long, 17.25 inches wide, and weighs 1,105 grams.
The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex) witnessed the sale of the costliest falcon ever throughout the exhibition’s 19 editions.
Dubai Customs foiled a bid to smuggle 64 falcons through Hatta Border Crossing. All the falcons were found inside a container full of vegetable boxes.
Advanced technology plays an important role in falconry, said Mohammed Abdullah Bin Dalmook, Director of Corporate Support at the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC).