Category: Native species

2011-09-09

plant - would look alright in any garden

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Some sort of cabbage plant will get it identified when I can find my plant book





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2011-06-10

The Dilmun Cat

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Extremely rare a truely wild cat - The Dilmun


Dilmun Cat

dilmun cat

dilmun cat

dilmun cat

The Indian Mongoose
Indian Mongoose

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2010-07-31

Sand Skink

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Sand Skink Scincus mitranus seen at Buri - nice to find one close enough to get a decent shot off before it disappeared I love these little critters

Sand Skink

Common Skink - probably the most commonly seen species but uncertain of the latin name will try and find that out
Common Skink

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2010-05-28

Caspian (turtle) Terrpin

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The Caspian or Striped-neck terrapin Mauremys caspica is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae (=Bataguridae). Found living of the eastern Mediterranean region. It ranges from southwestern former USSR and central Iran to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Israel and Lebanon, northward through Turkey to Bulgaria, and through Cyprus, Crete, and the Ionian Peninsula to former Yugoslavia. In Bahrain it must be regarded as highly endangered due to loss of habitat and pollution.
Today I found a small group of five at Adhari ditches - real survivors considering how the ditches are managed.

terrapin

terrapin

terrapin

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2010-05-15

Ghost Crab ( Ocypode saratan)

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On Friday the 14th May I found this Ghost Crab on a beach at Busaiteen. I have only ever seen two others in Bahrain in the last twenty years, and although the beach is part of the large reclamation; this does illustrate that a negative impact in time can be beneficial to other species.Ghost Crab

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