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Birds of Prey Fly High Over Moscow on World Falconry Day

This Nov. 16, World Falconry Day, Moscow residents had the chance to get a bird’s-eye view of historic falconry practices at Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve.

The exhibition at the reserve’s Falconry Museum shows how falcons are treated and trained, continuing 400 years of tradition.

Here’s a look at Tuesday’s showcase:

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