Birds

Mimi- Blue Fronted Amazon

Bruce- Peregrine Falcon

Heena- Peregrine Falcon

Barbie- Harris Hawk

Bio:

Mimi is our very talented Blue Fronted Amazon Parrot, yes she looks more green than blue, but the blue fronted parrot is named after the small blue patch on their head. They’re highly intelligent birds that love to play; Mimi is an exceptionally quick learner who has a whole basket of tricks, not only can she play basketball and climb ladders she can also ride on her small car. 

Bio:

Falcons were historically used by the Bedouins to help hunt and supplement their diet and have long been associated with the region, being recognized as the UAE’s national animal. 

 

The Peregrine Falcon is renowned for its speed and special hunting dive, making it the fastest animal in the animal kingdom. It is well respected due to its hunting ability and high trainability. As a male, Bruce is smaller and more agile than his female counterparts.  He also originates from Scotland.

Bio:

The Harris Hawk’s intelligence leads it to be a sociable and easily trained bird often used for falconry.  Unlike the falcon, its preference is to hunt within wooded areas and trees in groups. 

 

Harris Hawks are famously the birds used to remove unwanted pigeons from Trafalgar Square. 

Bio:

The Peregrine Falcon is renowned for its speed and special hunting dive, its the number one fastest animal in the whole of the animal kingdom. It is well respected due to its hunting ability and high trainability.

 

As a female, Heena is larger than her male counterparts.  She originates from Pakistan.

Bio:

Like the leopard Nimr is named after, she never changes her spot.  She is solid and reliable whether in front of the camera, meeting people or whilst in flight.

 

She was the star of the BBC documentary The Human Planet- Falcons Save Dubai and has previous experience of working at corporate launches, desert displays, school performances and many more.

Nimr- Peregrine Red Nape Shaheen

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Although only small Bandit has put in some serious time in front of the camera.  She has starred in the BBC’s Human Planet- Falcons save Dubai, the BBC’s Middle East Business report, Dubai One’s Out & About and can be seen in TV commercials for Damac and the UAE Royal Air Force.  Bandit really is a natural on set.

Bandit- Peregrine Black Shaheen

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Snowflake is the face behind Crocs in the Middle East having starred in their ad campaigns, and was lucky enough to star in the Falcon music video by Desert Heat.  She also has a myriad of experience in exhibition work.

 

As they are native to the Arctic temperatures they must be kept indoors or in air-conditioned environments in this region.

Snowflake- Gyr Falcon

Bio:

Joey is an all-star who everyone’s guaranteed to love!  He is easy to handle on the fist, a great team worker and friendly with models and children alike.

 

He has starred in TV commercials for Du, Coffeemate and the Emirates Falconers Club and has a billboard campaign for Du under his belt.  Whatever the job, Joey always rises to the occasion.

Joey- Lanner Falcon

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Abigail is beautiful and she knows it too.  She holds previous experience on the red carpet for AHLAN! Magazine, an ad campaign for Al Khaima and has even done her fair share of charity work for Breast Cancer Awareness and Foresight.

 

Abigail prefers air-conditioned areas but is comfortable in the outdoors during the winter months.

Abigail-Gyr-Lanner Hybrid

Crow

Bio:

Did you know Crows are now considered to be amongst the world’s most intelligent creatures?  Surprisingly, their intelligence makes them trainable birds, perfect for film work.

 

Get in touch to find out more about our crows.

Macaw Parrots

Bio:

Macaws are very intelligent birds, they can learn to talk and learn tricks very easily. You can teach them to wave, play dead, dance, and even somersault.   Our Macaws are extremely playful and well trained, performing regularly for visitors, they are used to large crowds and camera flashes.

Cockatoo

Bio:

Recognisable by their showy crests and curved bills, cockatoos are typically thought of as a group of parrots very receptive to touch.  This coupled with their ability to learn fast and move quickly makes them captivating birds.

 

Our cockatoos perform regularly for visitors and are used to large crowds and flash photography.

Bio:

The Gyrfalcon is the largest true falcon in the world and historically only a King was allowed to hunt with them.

 

As they are native to the Arctic temperatures they must be kept indoors or in air-conditioned environments in this region.

 

Like most falcons they’re avid and skilled hunters.

Ice- Gyrfalcon

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The grey owl is the world’s largest species of owl and is sometimes called the Phantom of the North due to its size and appearance.  You may have spotted one as Errol, the family post owl in the Harry Potter films.

 

The Animal Agency’s Mr. Grey is an impressive owl best used for static displays.

Mr. Grey- Grey Owl

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Scops owls are small and agile and probably best known for being the same breed as Ron’s hyperactive owl Pigwidgeon in the Harry Potter films.

 

Both Gizmo and Stones are best used for static work.

Gizmo & Stones- Scops Owls