11/04/2009 Update of latest records

10.4 was a good birding day.  Three groups found among others the following: Basra Reed Warbler at JEO, Migrating male Shikra in SAANR, 9 Hypocolius on Green Island, Indian Roller at Jahra Farms and 3 Socotra Cormorants in Port Zour.

Today we had Indian Roller again at Jahra Farms accompanied with Yellow Wagtail race leucocephala, 13 Hypocolius and Common Babbler  in Sulaibikhat NR.

Bank Myna (Acridotheres ginginianus)  on 10. Apr. at Jahra Farms where they breed at the moment

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Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)  2 out of  4 birds in the desert on 11. Apr. in SAANR after rain shower

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