A young boy with his golden eagle, in the annual Golden Eagle Festival in Bayan Olgii. Eagle hunting is an ancient tradition of the Kazakh nomad of Central Asia. The tradition is in the danger of extinction, as only a handful of real eagle hunters (burkutchu) preserving the tradition today.

Olgii, Bayan Olgii, Mongolia, 2009

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