Archives for: July 2008

2008-07-14

New Breeding species confirmed for Bahrain

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We have now reach 3000 birds Ringed since we started this project -

With observations of large flocks and the ringing of many individuals including many juvenile birds we can now confirm that Spanish Sparrow now breed in Bahrain

adult Spanish Sparrow male in moult

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

a juvenile female

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

Spanish Sparrow

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2008-07-04

Summer Birds -

Permalink 03:07:46 pm, Categories: additional photos  

Our target species were our migrant breeders - Olivaceous Warblers and Rufous Bushchats - we were not disappointed as we manged to catch some of each plus a single White-cheeked Bulbul a resident breeding species.

Rufous Bushchat
Rufous Bushchat

Rufous Bushchat

Rufous Bushchat

Olivaceous Warbler
Olivaceous Warbler

Olivaceous Warbler

Olivaceous Warbler

Abdulla - will soon become Bahrain's first officially trained Licensed BTO "RINGER" he is Brendan's first pupil here - a keen birder, Abdulla has since a boy always had an interest, according to Brendan it won't be long before he is able to move out on his own.

Lt col Abdulla

Master and Pupil
Master and Pupil

Master and Pupil

Abdulla show off his digital calipers

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