Sharjah Falconry Club concludes "Little Falcon" course

  • Saturday 12, January 2019 in 5:21 PM
  • Part of Sharjah Falconry Club’s programme
  • Part of Sharjah Falconry Club’s programme
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Sharjah 24: With the participation of 30 young children, the Sharjah Falconers Club pulled down curtain on its training programme, which was designed to help students spend their free time usefully during school holidays.
Dubbed "How to become a falconer", the programme kicked off ynder the title “The Little Falconer”.
The young participants received an intensive training course at the training centres in Mleiha, Al-Madam, Al Thamid, Al Bataeh and Al Dhaid.
The programme was held  in cooperation with “Sharjah Youth” to teach students falconry skills to promote UAE heritage. Students were also trained to use modern techniques before visiting Kalba Bird of Prey Centre where they got acquainted with the various kinds of BIRDS OF PREY.
The course also included methods of training falcons, such as talawah and live game. The participants also taught falcon training methods using modern techniques, namely the radio and sailing planes, as well as visiting the Kalba Center forbirds of prey and identifying different types of birds.