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Nomadic Eagle Hunters

Mongolia
Cindy Chow

Bonding-with-Eagle
Traditional Khazak hunters travel long distances to the yearly eagle festival in Mongolia. Horseback riding and hunting with eagles has been practiced for generations. The bonds of a hunter and a gentler eagle is very evident during this journey.
Feeding-Eagle
A hunter starts out the day by feeding his eagle.
Protecting-Eagle
Eagle hunters ensuring that their eagles are well rested and their wings do not get damaged.
Resting-with-Eagle
A group of young men and traditional eagle hunters taking a break with their eagles
Future-of-Eagle-Hunting
Portrait of Moldir, daughter of an eagle hunter, as she is being helped onto a horse by her father. She will be the next generation that will continue the tradition of hunting with eagles to support her family through the winter.


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