His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah inaugurated Kalba Bird of Prey Centre in January 2014, which is the first of its kind in the UAE and the Middle East,and consider as a dynamic and engaging facility in which visitors can see and experience the power of birds of prey in the Arabian Peninsula.
Using live demonstration and displays, the centre introduces visitors to host of native raptor species, highlighting this historical landscape and its importance to the population of both resident and migrating wild raptors, like the Barn Owl, Short Toad Snake Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle, and Lappet Faced Vulture.
The Centre also provide an educational tour by the centre’s guides to discover the different species of Raptor on display, their characteristics and adaptations
Through ongoing research and community wide education, Kalba Bird of Prey Centre aims to conserve, protect and maintain suitable natural habitats for all birds of prey across the region.
The centre was opened in