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2016-03-19

A pleasant weekend of migrants

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Having been out of action for two months it was nice to get back to my usual Bahrain weekend routine of birds birds and yet more birds. Managed to photograph most of the migrant species seen other than some elusive Chiffchaff but the best surprise was the number of Grey Hypocolius still around at Jasra - I counted over a hundred at first light around 6am on Friday morning.


Hypocolius
Hypocolius

Hypocolius

Hypocolius

Desert Warbler
Desert Warbler

Pied Wheatear
Pied Wheatear

Rufous Tailed Rock Thrush
Rufous Tailed Rock Thrush

Siberian Stonechat
Stonechat

Woodchat Shrike
Woodchat shrike

Woodchat shrike

Yellow Wagtail - Fledegg
Yellow Wagtail

Yellow Wagtail - Flava - dombrowski ?
Yellow Wagtail

White Wagtail
White Wagtail

Isabelline Shrike - such variety
Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Isabelline Wheatear
Isabelline Wheatear

Eastern Nightingale
Nightingale

Nightingale

Nightingale

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