Close up profile portrait of a peregrine falcon (shahin), belonging to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's hunting party, in the sands surrounding Al Ain. A peregrine falcon stands in a patch of sand, facing towards the right. The peregrine's beak is open. Behind it a sprig of vegetation, likely qassis (sedge), grows in the sand.
Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.