The air is their domain: our feathered friends are a formidable class of animal.
Whether in daily life or through hobby birding, humans have always had a special relationship with avian life. DW offers an compilation of content on the topic of birds.
German veterinarian Margit Müller is the unlikely recipient of United Arab Emirates' highest civilian medal — for taking care of the sheikhs' beloved falcons. She runs a medical clinic for the birds in Abu Dhabi, complete with operating rooms and incubators. Müller is one of the kingdom's most respected falconers, and has earned the sheikhs' trust. Emma Wallis presents a report by Anna Osius.