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DUBAI, OCTOBER 15, 2018 -- Captive bred Gyr hybrid falcons, a new breed of super-falcon, capture Mallard ducks during training in the desert outside Dubai. These birds will be used for falcon hunts in Pakistan and Uzbekistan and an incredible amount of care is taken with their breeding and welfare. Training consists of multiple techniques where lures are used in multiple ways. Hand lures, lures on ropes, radio-controlled planes and more.



Brent Stirton

Print Size: 1020x683 mm
Frame Size: 1170x835 mm
Paper Type: Hahnemühle Photo Rag® Baryta 315gsm
Frame Colour: Black
Exhibit: POS BS 196 15

 

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DUBAI, OCTOBER 15, 2018 -- Captive bred Gyr hybrid falcons, a new breed of super-falcon, capture Mallard ducks during training in the desert outside Dubai. These birds will be used for falcon hunts in Pakistan and Uzbekistan and an incredible amount of care is taken with their breeding and welfare. Training consists of multiple techniques where lures are used in multiple ways. Hand lures, lures on ropes, radio-controlled planes and more.



دبي، 15 أكتوبر 2018: تتم تربية صقور الجير الهجينة الأسيرة، وهي سلالة جديدة من الصقور القوية التي تصطاد بط مالارد أثناء التدريب في الصحراء خارج دبي. يتم استخدام هذه الطيور في الصيد بالصقور في باكستان وأوزبكستان، ويتم الاهتمام بها جداً وبتربيتها ورفاهيتها. يتألف التدريب من تقنيات مختلفة حيث يتم وضع الطعم في بطرق متعددة منها الطعم باليد أو على الحبال، وبواسطة طائرات يتم التحكم فيها عن طريق الراديو والمزيد من الأساليب.


Photographer:
Brent Stirton


Print Size: 1020x683 mm

Frame Size: 1170x835 mm

Exhibit: POS BS 196 15

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