Archives for: October 2013

2013-10-26

GOOD WEATHER GOOD BIRDS

Permalink 11:19:42, Categories: Observation by Howard  

Many migrants and wintering species pop up in unexpected places

Blue Rock Thrush - found on the bounding wall of the reclaimed land at Buisaiteen
Blue Rock Thrush

Clamourous Reed Warbler from the ditches around Adhari
Clamorous Reed Warbler

Clamorous Reed Warbler

Stonechat Hamalah
Stonechat

Indian Mongoose one of three youngsters at Adhari scampering around the agricultural areas
Indian Mongoose

Isabelline Shrike with his breakfast of locust
Isabelline Shrike

Purple Heron chase this individual over two days to get some respectable shots
Purple Heron

Purple Heron

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2013-10-05

3 men in a Car

Permalink 08:08:30, Categories: Observation by Howard  

spent the morning out with visiting Birder Simon and resident Chris - visiting Hamalah, Buri and Buhair Valley - between us we clock up close to fifty species


From Hamalah a Marsh Harrier

Marsh Harrier

Also from Hamalah experimental farm - Steaked Weaver one of three all looking like yellow capped monks
Steaked Weaver

Glossy Ibis at Buhair Valley
Glossy Ibis

Ospey also found fishing at Buhair Valley
Ospey

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2013-10-02

A good weekends birding

Permalink 21:05:37, Categories: Observation by Howard  

A lot of birds passing at the moment but not all sit around and allow a decent photograph but enough do to make all the frustration of disappearing shadows worth while


Roller
Roller

Desert Lark
Desert Lark

Isabelline Shrike
Isabelline Shrike

Front and back of the another individual
Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Wheatear
Wheatear

Wheatear

Pied Wheatear
Pied Wheatear

Redbacked Shrike
Redbacked Shrike

West Nile Red Bishop an esquape species that often pops up
Red Bishop

Ruff
Ruff

Willow Warbler
Willow Warbler

Yellow Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail

and one for the record a Ringed Caspian Tern from where remains a question mark
Caspian Tern and Black-blacked Back

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