Falconry, a Bedouin tradition, is part of desert life for centuries. A leisure sport in the United Arab Emirates, it is also a sign of prestige.
In Dubai city, Obaid's family has three falcons. The bird that requires lot of attention: a quail as a meal, air-conditioned cage, intensive hunting training in the desert from autumn to spring. The Emerati people are very attentive to the health of their bird. Obaid drive his flacon as often as possible in the desert to train it. On this picture, he is entairtaining him and feeding him with small pieces of meat at his home.