13/09/2013 at SAANR

Early morning I was at SAANR, not much to report in terms of rarity, but there were the following:

Willow Warbler 12, Common Whitethroat 3, Ortolan Bunting 2, Black-headed Bunting 1, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 2, Desert Whitethroat 1, Caspian Reed Warbler 1, Woodchat Shrike 2, Daurian Shrike 2, Mauryan Grey Shrike 1, Red-backed Shrike 2, Common Rosefinch 3, White-throated Kingfisher 2, Barred Warbler 2, Pallid Harrier 3, Montagu’s Harrier 1, Steppe Buzzard 10, Egyptian Vulture 1, Marsh Harrier 1, Spotted Flycatcher 3, Common Moorhen 1, Eurasian Teal 1, Eastern Imperial Eagle 1, Steppe Eagle 2, White-throated Robin 2, Sand Martin 8, Barn Swallow 3.

Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus 

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 

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Desert Whitethroat Sylvia minula 

Desert_Lesser_Whitethroat_21_SIR1153

Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 

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White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis