Archives for: March 2015

2015-03-28

Excellent photographic opportunities

Permalink 15:11:14, Categories: Observation by Howard  

Despite wind and further rain showers the last few weeks have proved a bonaza for photographic opportunities to get to grips with some of Bahrains rarer migrant species. Top this up with a good mix of more regular passage migrants there have been some good birding opportunities.

Cinereous Bunting
Cinereous Bunting

Cinereous Bunting

Cinereous Bunting

Wryneck
Wryneck

Wryneck

Wryneck

Wryneck

Wryneck

White-throated Robin
White-throated Robin

White-throated Robin

Rufous Bushchat
Rufous Bushchat

Redstart
Redstart

Redstart

Ortolan Bunting
Ortolan Bunting

Ortolan Bunting

Ortolan Bunting

Pied Wheatear
Pied Wheatear

Lesser Short-toed Lark
Lesser Short-toed Lark

Isabelline Wheatear
Isabelline Wheatear

Isabelline Shrike
Isabelline Shrike

Hoopoe
Hoopoe

Great Grey Shrike
Great Grey Shrike

Citrine Wagtail
Citrine Wagtail

European Bee-eater
European Bee-eater

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2015-03-21

Weather turns nasty but migration contuinues slowly

Permalink 17:23:34, Categories: Observation by Howard  

Typical sight on the shore line as waders gather before moving on


Curlew, Whimbel and Bar-tailed Godwits
Curlews and friends

Bar-tailed, lesser Sandplover, Little Stint and Dunlin
mixed waders

Broad-billed Sandpiper and Dunlin along with Sandplover and Curlew Sandpiper at the back
Broad-billed Sandpiper

Curlew Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper

Dunlin
Dunlin

Flamingo
Flamingo

Bar-tailed Godwits with a Grey Plover and a Reef Heron in the background
Godwits

Greyplover

Grey Plover

Greyplover

Saunders's Tern
Saunders's Tern

Slender-billed Gull
Slender-billed Gull

Turnstone
Turnstone

Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper

Lesser Crested Terns fronted by a Caspian Tern
Lesser Crested Terns

Redshank
Redshank

Caspian Tern
Caspian Tern

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2015-03-07

Better weather brings more migrant species

Permalink 20:04:29, Categories: Observation by Howard  

Better weather this weekend brought a lot more species - most obvious were again Wheatear species, Woodchat Shrikes, Yellow Wagtails and Willow Warblers with Ruff, Wood Sandpipers and Glossy Ibis in good numbers around watering holes.

Isabelline Shrike
Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Woodchat Shrike
Woodchat Shrike

Woodchat Shrike

Woodchat Shrike

Isabelline Wheatear
Isabelline Wheatear

Northern Wheatear
Northern Wheatear

Northern Wheatear

Siberian Stonechat
Siberian Stonechat

Stonechat
Stonechat

White Wagtail
White Wagtail

Lesser Short-toed lark
Lesser Short-toed Lark

Kestrel
Kestrel

Starling
Starling

Water Pipit
Water Pipit

Willow Warbler
Willow Warbler

Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper

Glossy Ibis
Glossy Ibis

Yellow Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail

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