“Today, representatives of the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar buy up to 90% saker falcons caught in nature. Falconry is a popular hobby in these countries. This market cannot be satiated: Every year, according to tradition, Arabs set free hunting falcons. Unfortunately, almost all birds die because of the stress they undergo. As ornithologists, we monitor the movement of birds with the help of GPS/GSM trackers, and the data confirm this conclusion."