09/10/2009 at Al Abraq Al Khabari

Regular visit to Al Abraq with Brian and Rick produced following records: Spotted Eagle of morph ‘fulvescens’ 1, Black Kite 7, Pallid Harrier 1, Steppe Buzzard 3, Sparrowhaw 3, Shikra 2, Laughing Dove 3, Namaqua Dove 1, Scops Owl 1, White-throated Kingfisher 1, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 3, Barn Swallow 4, Tree Pipit 1, White Wagtail 1, Yellow Wagtail 20, Pied Wheatear 3, Desert Wheatear 1, Lesser Whitethroat 4, Whitethroat 1, Menetrie’s Warbler 2, Willow Warbler 15, Red-breasted Flycatcher 6, Red-backed Shrike 2, Southern Grey Shrike 1.

Adult male Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)

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Shikra (Accipiter badius)

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Pale morph Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga) ‘fulvescens’

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Same bird below

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