Falcon sold at Qatar auction for about Rs 1.95 cr

Doha, Sep 12 (IANS) A Mongolian bird of prey utilized for hunting has been sold for 911,000 Qatari riyals (about Rs 1.95 crore) in Doha
The flying predator is a vital piece of culture in Gulf nations where the winged animal orders a premium among residents engaged with utilizing them to chase little game and different exercises by and large named falconry.

The most elevated winning bid of 911,000 Qatari riyals was made by Bader Mohsen Misfer Saeed Al Subaey on the penultimate day of the show.


In excess of 180 organizations from across the world partook in the Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition in Doha that finished on Saturday following six days of activity in which hawks, falconry items, present day hunting contraptions, hunting-related weapons, changed vehicles and troops, embellishments and it were shown to camp supplies.

The other top offers for hawks were 202,000 Qatari riyals (Rs 43 lakhs) by Jaber Mohamed Salem Ali Al-Hajri and 171,000 Qatari riyals (Rs 37 lakhs) by Mohamed Thwab Al-Qahtani.

As per coordinators, the main award of $3,000 for the Most Beautiful Falcon Hood was won by Pepe Para Hoods from Spain and Sahara Hunting of the UK won the second award of $2,000.

The champs are chosen by the getting sorted out panel based on casting a ballot by individuals.

“This is viewed as the biggest and most significant specific show, making it the focal point of fascination,” Badr Mohamed Saab, chief head of Bader Al Emarat Hunting and Trips Equipment Company said.

The honors were first given in 2018 for supporting craftsmanship and conventional ventures.