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2008-12-17

Houbara Bustard

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Brendan found a Houbara Bustard at the Hamalah experimental Farm on the 13th photos from Brendan

Houbara Bustard

Houbara Bustard

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Permalink 01:34:16 pm, Categories: Observation by Howard  

I am off to the UK soon but I spent a few afternoons out around Maharraq this week before leaving

A Desert Wheatear and White Wagtail
mixd bag

Terek Sandpiper
Terek Sandpiper

A young Socotra Cormorant - this years bird with breeding taking place between October and March
socotra cormorant

Desert Wheatear
Desert Wheatear

A dunlin still hanging on to some black belly markings
Dunlin

Isabelline Wheatear
Isabelline Wheatear

Isabelline Wheatear

Isabelline Shrike
Isabelline Shrike

A rather distant Mourning Wheatear near Asrey
Mourning Wheatear

Oyster Catcher probably a first year showing a large white collar
Oyster Catcher

Lesser Crested Terns
Lesser Crested Terns

Lesser Sandplover - the more distant one still showing evidence of summer plumage
Lesser Sandplovers

Slender-billed Gulls
Slender-billed Gulls

Hard work going through the waders when all heads are down
Waders

An interesting picture how many species can you see
waders

White Wagtail
White WagtailWhite Wagtail

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