Almaty Hosted National Hunting Tournament


Predatory bird hunting tournament was held in Almaty. Hunters with golden eagles, hawks and falcons from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Mongolia arrived at the event to demonstrate their unique skills. The professional judges of the tournament made an evaluation on the dexterity, skills on interception of prey and the flight altitudes of the birds.

According to Chief Competition Judge, Bagdat Muptekekkyzy, the birds are well trained and received high scores in all the exercises.

Organizers said that the event will contribute not only to the spiritual revival of traditions and customs, but also to the increase of the number of tourists to Kazakhstan.