JEDDAH: Sales at the Saudi Falcons Club’s second auction have exceeded SR1 million ($266,000) on the seventh night of the event.
The auction is part of the 45-day event, organized by the club in Malham north of Riyadh, that has attracted hundreds of falcon fans.
On Sunday, four of the birds were auctioned for SR327,000, with total sales valued at SR1.09 million.
Bidding was tough for the first peregrine shaheen falcon (of the qurnas category) from Al-Rayis that was sold for SR141,000. In the same class, the second shaheen falcon from Yanbu went for SR60,000, and the third from Al-Shuaiba for SR56,000. The night ended with a falcon from Haradh selling for SR70,000.
The competitive bidding can be followed live on television channels covering the auction and the club’s accounts on social media platforms.
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