Sustainable Conservation of the Saker Falcon

The Bedouin falconry tradition probably extends back over thousands of years and is based around the annual migration seasons of the Saker falcon and its prey.  Sakers migrate south in winter, to the Arab Peninsula, along with Houbara Bustards and Stone Curlew.

Conservation Frontlines

Last updated on 07 January 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
South-West Asia
Species: 
Falco cherrug
Species group: 
Birds