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2012-04-14

A good weekend but bad week expected

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As the F1 approaches here in Bahrain a lot of minor disturbance around the villages making it difficult to access some areas in safety particularly some of the better sites. Rabble Rousing seems to be the flavour of the month for a few people -

Woodchat Shrike
Woodchat Shrike

Hoopoe
Hoopoe

Willow Warbler's
Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Crested Lark
Crested Lark

Blue Cheeked Bee-eater
Blue Cheeked Bee-eater

Blue Cheeked Bee-eater

Bee-eater
Bee-eater

Isabelline Shrike
Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Kentish Plover
Kentish Plover

Mynah
Mynah

Northern Wheatear - far more noticeable this year in numbers than others previously
Northern Wheatear

Pied Wheatear - less numerous but along with a few Black-eared and Isabelline they have become regulars seen passing other species of Wheatear like Dessert are now a rarity
Pied Wheatear

Redstart this one ringed a week ago is still at the the same location near Zallaq
Redstart

Red-throated Pipit now everywhere you look
Redthroated Pipit

Swallows - this week saw a huge passage
Swallows

Yellow Wagtail numbers and varieties just beginning to build
Yellow Wagtail

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