Abu Dhabi: History was created on the 6th Day of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX 2022) when an American Falcon was auctioned for a record price, close to $275,000 (AED1,010,000), making the bird, the most expensive falcon in the history of the event.
A Pure Gyr American Ultra-White variety of the Falcon witnessed considerable interest at the competitive falconry auction, which was set up in a unique way in this edition of the event. The event was one of the most-liked attractions by the general public this year.
COMPETITIVE FALCONRY AUCTION
The auction, set up in a unique format attracted falcon owners, falcon farms, falconers from the UAE and across the globe along with VIPs and businesspeople with vested interest in the falconry sector.
ADIHEX and its renowned auctions are a milestone in the world of falconry, attracting the largest and most important falconry farms in the world that breed the rarest and most exquisite types of falcons.
This year’s auction at ADIHEX 2022 witnessed the participation of dozens of local and international companies who specialize in breeding the best falcons in the world. The event offered an priceless opportunity to Emirati falconers, the GCC, and people from all over the world to acquire the elite falcons that have captivated the world.