A Kazakh Eagle Hunter and his eagle
Category: Travel Portraits
Photo and caption by dave stamboulis
The ethnic Kazakh's of western Mongolia still practice the age old art of eagle hunting, training eagles from a young age to become their companions and eyes during the harsh winters as they ride out in search of small game.
Location: Bayan Olgii, Mongolia
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