Mongolia Eagle Hunter

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Lawrence Smith

During the Golden Eagle Festival in Western Monngolia, Golden Eagles fly to their hunters from atop a mountain. The eagles are judged on their speed and ability to find their owners. Nomads from 100 miles away perform at this age old festival.

Location: Ongli, Mongolia

 

More Travel Portraits Entries »

 
  1. Desert Man

    By Kathie Kopa

  2. Namaskar

    By Matthew Belmonte

  3. Lost in thoughts-reflections

    By mirza gaush beg

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!