Trivia: What birds have been used for sport hunting for thousands of years?
Correct Answer: Falcons
So why is this answer correct? : Practiced in the Middle East since at least the eighth century BCE, falconry has since spread around the world. This popular sport uses trained falcons to competitively hunt for prey before returning to their handler, known as a hawker. Along with falcons, goshawks and sparrowhawks also participate in this sport.