The Houbara bustard migrates in large numbers every winter from Central Asia to Pakistan. Wealthy Arabs go to Pakistan to hunt the bird, but as its numbers decline, some Pakistanis say the practice should stop. Shankar S./Flickr hide caption itoggle caption Shankar S./Flickr Parallels - World News Wealthy Arabs Flock To Pakistan To Kill The Bustards It's winter in Pakistan, where they try not to let the bustards get them down. The Houbara bustard, that is: a large, likeable bird that's a favorite hunting target for rich foreigners. Some say the hunting has to stop.