Post details: Few but good birds

2014-02-22

Few but good birds

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Over all a disappointing day with few species recorded although initially before getting anywhere special I found a Blue Rock thrush along side the main Highway. The farm areas around Jasra and Hamalah and the lake at Dumistan produced nothing new so as a last resort I tried Buri. After an initial unfruitful tour of quite an expansive area a rather attractive Stonechat caught my attention but no sooner had I stopped to line up for a photo luck smiled for there on the track was a Caspian Plover - so tame I was able to spend the next few hours happily snapping away as it wandered in and out of the vegetation and even into full frame view in the camera.

Caspian Plover
Caspian Plover

Caspian Plover

Blue Rock Thrush
Blue Rock Thrush

Isabelline Shrike
Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Wheatear
Isabelline Wheatear

Stonechat
Stonechat

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